Slowing Down Fast Fashion: Film Night

Event details

  • February 8, 2019
  • 7:00 pm

Slowing Down Fast Fashion

Description:

The fashion industry accounts for 10% of global carbon emissions and remains the second largest industrial polluter, second only to oil. Fast fashion items are often worn less than 5 times, kept for roughly 35 days, and produce over 400% more carbon emissions per item per year than garments worn 50 times and kept for a full year.

Alex James, Blur bassist turned cheesemaker, presents this critical look at the fashion industry and its enormous human and environmental cost. Far from predicting the apocalypse, Slowing Down Fast Fashion seeks to provide solutions. By talking to designers, activists and high street brands, the film shows that there is a wide ranging and ever growing thirst for change.

There’ll be an open discussion afterwards. Price includes glass of organic wine

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