Event Date and time: Thursday 24th November 2016 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue details: LG01, Professor Stuart Hall Building | Goldsmith, University of London

Organisers: Goldsmith, University of London | k.nash(@gold.ac.uk)

Event website: Goldsmiths 2nd Human Rights Film Festival: Blood in the Mobile

Event cost: Free

Documentary looking at illegal mining in the DR Congo of cassiterite, which is then processed in East Asia for use in mobile phones. Conditions are highly dangerous and many of the workers are children, not allowed out of the compound. The film has sought to change the conduct of Western companies regarding the industrial use of minerals of unknown origin.

Blood in the Mobile (2010) by Frank Poulsen, Q and A by Skype.

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