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Indian Cotton Farmer Suicides, Pesticides and Fashion

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Up to 26 Indian cotton farmers a day commit suicide by drinking pesticides to kill themselves out of debt.
This taster is for Dirty White Gold, a film by Leah Borromeo about cotton, chemicals and consumerism’s real casualties.
When you bag a bargain, who pays for it?

CREDITS
Director, Producer, Presenter, Camera: Leah Borromeo
Executive Producer: Claire Lewis
Editor: Katrin Maria Escay
Music and Colour Grade: Moshe Ladanga

This clip was submitted to Sheffield Documentary Festival’s Meet Market forum.

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