May 2015: Videos that are worth your time

The 2 Euro t-shirt: A social experiment. Watched by well over 1m people even before Ashton Kutcher posted it on his social media accounts [1:45].

 

 

The True Cost Movie - Official Trailer. The True Cost is a documentary film about fashion’s impact on people and the planet. Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, and featuring interviews with 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 globe and into the lives of the many people and places behind our clothes. [2:34]

 

 

'UDITA' follows a turbulent 5 years in the lives of the women at the grass roots of the garment workers struggle in Bangladesh. From 2010, when organising in the workplace would lead to beatings, sacking and arrests; through the tragedies of Tazreen and Rana Plaza, and to the present day, when the long fight begins to pay dividends. This vital period through the eyes of the unions' female members, workers and leaders. [1:15:03]

 

Rebuilding life after Rana Plaza: A small shop built on big dreams. Badly injured while helping to rescue fellow workers from the rubble of Rana Plaza, Shahjahan Selim is now permanently disabled. With assistance from ILO Selim has overcome adversity to open a small shop which after just one year of operation has grown to twice its original size. [2:43]