Programs

Sweatshop II: The Hunt for a Living Wage

In 2014, three young fashion bloggers came to Phnom Pehn for the first time to spend a month living the life of Cambodian garment workers. At the time, they did not know much about how their clothes were being made and were horrified at the conditions in the factories. The show provoked headlines and articles all over the world and companies like H&M were forced to respond.

The girls received a personal invitation to visit any of H&M’s factories. So they decided to take them at their word. In this sequel, they return to Cambodia’s sweatshops for a second time. Has anything changed?

This time around, Anniken and Frida Ottesen from the first season are joined by two other bloggers, Sarah and Lisa. As well as trying to enter the factories, they meet up with some of the workers and activists from the first series to see how their lives have changed.

PRODUCTION INFO

  • Year: 2016
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: HACIENDA FILM A.S & APTV
  • Director: JOAKIM KLEVEN
  • Available Versions: ENG
  • Country of production: Norway

VOD LINKS

Related Programs

Fast Fashion: The Real Price of Low-Cost Fashion

Creating a dress for ten euros in Europe, in less than a fortnight. It’s not only possible, but it’s becoming the norm. Since the fashion industry went down the path of fast-fashion, it’s always both faster and cheaper - no matter the consequences.

More info

Cash Investigation: Luxury: Behind the Mirror

It's a multi-million dollar industry, hiding suffering. From Paris Fashion Week to backroom boutiques, we investigate the hidden side of luxury.

More info

Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion

Frida, Anniken and Ludwig live, breathe and dream fashion. But they have never given much thought to the people who make their clothes. Now, they’re trading their comfortable lives for those of Cambodian garment workers.

More info