This Film was part of a previous programme. The 2017 festival programme will be announced on the 4 May 2016.
Freightened - The Real Price of Shipping
Director(s): Denis Delestrac
Producer(s): Karim Samaï, Laurent Mini, Marieke van den Bersselaar, Carles Brugueras
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 84 min
Language: English, French
Premiere status: UK Premiere
“Sea blindness” refers to the shroud of secrecy that allows hugely lucrative shipping companies to shirk labour, ecological and ethical responsibilities. As trade globalises, so too do goods and services – at an alarming cost. Director Denis Delestrac exposes the devastating effects of freight shipping and suggests workable solutions that prioritise consumer awareness as well as commercial accountability.
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