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Riverblue Screening and Panel Discussion
April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pmCost: Free
FASHION REVOLUTION WEEK DC (APRIL 24-27, 2018)
Join us for Fashion Revolution Week on the 5th anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh. Fashion Revolution Week is Fashion Revolution’s #whomademyclothes? campaign in April, which falls on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, which killed 1138 people and injured many more on 24th April 2013. During this week, brands and producers are encouraged to respond with the hashtag #imadeyourclothes and to demonstrate transparency in their supply chain.
We will be screening the RiverBlue documentary, directed by David McIlvride and Roger Williams. RiverBlue follows river advocate Mark Angelo on a journey through some of the world’s most beautiful to most polluted rivers. A documentary that poses the question, “How dirty are your jeans?” RiverBlue uncovers how the fashion industry plays part in destroying our world’s rivers.
MEET THE PANEL
Moderator: Joelle Firzli is the Fashion Editor & Stylist at The Independent Curator
- Kaveri Maranthe is the Founder and CEO of Texiles
- Danielle Nkojo is a Program Analyst in the Waste and Materials Management Dept. at DOEE
- Trey Sherard is the Outreach Coordinator of Anacostia Riverkeeper
- Rajesh Sinha is a Principal Investment Officer at IFC
This event is the third in a series of events in D.C. during this week. The movie will be followed by a panel discussion with environmental experts discussing the state of our water systems.