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Green Screens:Shipbreakers

Green Screens partners films from the National Film Board with experts and panellists from the Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy.

We will feature Shipbreakers (2004) this month. The film vividly captures both the haunting beauty of the ships and the deplorable conditions of the workers – in an unforgettable portrayal where Third World ingenuity meets 21st century global economics.

Come and join the journey into the heart of Alang, India, a vibrant shantytown where 40,000 people live and work in the most primitive conditions.

When: Monday, April 20 2009, 7PM

Where: NFB Mediatheque, 150 John St (at Richmond St W), Toronto (Osgoode subway station)


For More Information: 416-973-3012 or visit the NFB website