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FILM: The Forgotten Space

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FILM: The Forgotten Space

Time: March 22, 2013 from 8pm to 10pm
Location: Village Hall, Forest Row
Street: Lewes Road
City/Town: Forest Row, RH18 5JX
Phone: 07974924289
Event Type: film
Organized By: Mike Grenville
Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2013

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The sea is forgotten until disaster strikes. But perhaps the biggest seagoing disaster is the global supply chain, which – maybe in a more fundamental way than financial speculation – leads the world economy to the abyss.

The Forgotten Space follows container cargo aboard ships, barges, trains and trucks, listening to workers, engineers, planners, politicians, and those marginalized by the global transport system. We visit displaced farmers and villagers in Holland and Belgium, underpaid truck drivers in Los Angeles, seafarers aboard mega-ships shuttling between Asia and Europe, and factory workers in China, whose low wages are the fragile key to the whole puzzle.

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