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The True Cost Film Night and Discussion


Sat 29 Apr 2017, 6:30pm–9:30pm

Where: The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu, 208 Bridge St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $14.00
  • Student Concession: $8.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: nelson763

The True Cost is an award winning feature length documentary film that explores the impact of fashion on people and the planet.

The rise of 'fast fashion' is making clothing disposable, and the environmental impact is huge. The clothing industry has become the second largest polluter in the world... second only to oil. Human rights are taking a 2nd place to profits, as our demand for cheap clothing grows.

So what can we do about it? 'Fashion Revolution' is a growing movement worldwide, and it's taking off here in Nelson too. We are aiming to find ways locally that we can shop ethically, cut down on waste and ask retailers 'who made my clothes?'

Join us at 6.30 for drinks and nibbles. The film will begin at 7pm followed by a talk from Jennifer Whitty, Senior lecturer Ngā Pae Māhutonga - The School of Design at Massey University in Wellington and an award winning designer.

To buy tickets visit Trade Aid, 148 Hardy St, Habitat For Humanity ReStore, 73 Quarantine Rd or visit our Facebook page.