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The True Cost Screening and Panel Discussion
April 24 @ 6:00 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 True Cost documentary, directed by Andrew Morgan. This documentary is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing? Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, and featuring interviews with the world’s leading influencers including Stella McCartney, Livia Firth and Vandana Shiva, The True Cost is an unprecedented project that invites us on an eye opening journey around the world and into the lives of the many people and places behind our clothes.
MEET THE PANEL
Moderator: Allie Gardner, Special Projects Manager, Free the Slaves
- Raihan Ali is the Executive Director of Thanapara Swallows Development Society.
- Rebecca Ballard is the founder and CEO of Maven Women.
- Janice Wallace is the Editor-in-Chief of Façon Magazine.
- Matt Hamilton is the Strategic Initiatives Manager at Fairtrade America.
- Colleen Scott is the Director of Apparel and Home Textile at GoodWeave
This event is the first in a series of events in D.C. during this week.The movie will be followed by a panel discussion with industry experts about the state of garment workers.