Programs

Investigating the Rana Plaza Tragedy

On the 24th of April 2013 more than 1100 people were killed and hundreds were injured when the Rana Plaza building in Savar, Bangladesh collapsed. The workers inside were sewing clothes for internationally renowned brands like Gap, H&M, Carrefour and Benetton.

The scale of the disaster was unprecedented and brought many in the Western world to their senses about the slave-like conditions in which adults and children worked to produce their t-shirts and jeans. Low cost clothes have a hidden heavy price. This documentary investigates which brands were there and how much they knew as well as meeting the victims who are still fighting for recognition and compensation.

PRODUCTION INFO

  • Year: 2014
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Chasseur d'├ętoiles
  • Director: Franck Vrignon
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France

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