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Film: Death by Design, with Consumed

Sat 11 Jun 2016, 9.45am, Showroom Cinema, 15 Paternoster Row S1 2BX

Just what is the cost of our digital dependency? Director Sue Williams debunks the notion that electronics is a 'clean' industry by investigating a number of environmental and health catastrophes wrought by production of our gadgets. From early poisonous practises in Silicon Valley, to China's ongoing dumping of chemicals, this is a story that isn't being told – but can no longer be ignored.Just one of many films in Sheffield Doc/Fest, a celebration of the art and business of documentary making, Sheffield Doc/Fest is now world famous. As well as presenting a year-round programme of workshops, screenings, labs and mentoring opportunities, this is the week for pitching opportunities, controversial discussion panels and film-making masterclasses. There is a huge range of over 100 inspirational documentary films and other events, parties and networking opportunities. Register to attend on the website; various pricing options, and several venues.www.sheffdocfest.com

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