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The True Cost

Sat 9 November | 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Muir Hub
Great N Rd
Muir of Ord, IV6 7SU United Kingdom
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01463 870588
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 Venue website: 
https://themuirhub.org/

Film Synopsis: The True Cost

Director: Andrew Morgan | Countries of production: United States | Year: 2015 | Length: 89 min
Language: English with English subtitles | Age: 12+ years

What is the price of fast fashion? This urgent wake-up call provides a shocking overview of the consequences of our addiction to cheap, disposable clothing.

Through its investigations across the globe, from the garment factories of Bangladesh to the cotton fields of India, The True Cost evidences a reality of exploitation, ecological destruction and health disasters that would make anyone question the true cost of our bargains.

Not content with destroying the planet through its manufacturing process, fast fashion is also clogging landfills and destroying local clothing industries in emerging economies. Where does responsibility lie? With the garment factory owners, cracking down on their workers’ requests for higher wages and improved working conditions? With the retailers that keep squeezing costs down – or the consumers? The solutions are complex and multifaceted; what is clear is that they are urgently needed – and that we all have a role to play.

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Beyond the Screen

Join Transition Black Isle and the Muir of Rod Cinema for their third screening. The film will be preceded by a clothes swap so come along early!

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