The True Cost (2015)
Who Pays the Price of Our Clothing?
Documentary (95 min.)
Director: Andrew Morgan
Producer: Michael Ross
The True Cost directed by Andrew Morgan and produced by Michael Ross investigates the impact of the global fashion industry and fast textile production. The clothing industry is the second largest polluter on our planet. This documentary is about us, who wear the clothes, about the people who make them and the environmental and human costs this fast, toxic textile and fashion industry causes – it asks directly: Who is really paying the price for our clothing?
The documentary features Livia Firth, the Creative Director of Eco-Age also Executive producer of this documentary; John Hilary, Director at War on Want – an organisation to fight global poverty; Connor Boyle, Better Work Program; Stella McCarthy, Fashion Designer; Larhea Pepper, organic cotton farmer in Texas, USA and many more.
This documentary film screening is part of the research project Interrogative Pattern – Text(ile) Weave by Regina (Maria) Möller and takes place during Art Day Out! at Gillman Barracks on Saturday, 19 March 2016.
Image credit: The True Cost, directed by Andrew Morgan, film still, 2015.