EAST-GERMAN SPIES & CAMBODIAN GARMENTS FOR THE WORLD
4PM: DOCU - Five years after the collapse of communist East-Germany, a filmmaker returns to her hometown to investigate her late father's alleged spy activities, for KARL MARX CITY (2017, 89 min). 7PM: GARMENT INDUSTRY FILM NIGHT – The local garment sector employs some 700000 people, mostly women, and creates exports worth more than $6 billion. Two docus look at the situation of the workers and our addiction to fast fashion. SWEATSHOP (2014, 50 min) follows Norwegian fashion bloggers to Phnom Penh to work at a clothing factory. THE TRUE COST (2015, 92 min) is a portrait of exploitation that ought to make us more nauseated than elated over those $20 jeans.