Cotton Road

Presented with the China Environment Forum

From rural farms in South Carolina to factory cities in China, the cotton industrial process behind the United Statesв’ rapacious consumption of cheap clothing spans the globe. Cotton Road uncovers the transnational movement of cotton and tells the stories of workersв’ lives in a conventional cotton supply chain. The film explores a contemporary landscape of globalized labor through human stories and provides an opportunity to reflect on the ways our consumption impacts others and drives a global economy. Directed by Laura Kissel. Produced by Laura Kissel and Li Zhen.

Introduced by Jennifer Turner, Director, China Environment Forum, Woodrow Wilson Center. Discussion with filmmakerВ Laura Kissel andВ Matt McFall,В Program Officer, Private Sector Engagement, World Wildlife Fund US,В follows screening.

Wednesday, March 18, 12:00 noon

FREE. No reservations required.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Ronald Reagan Building, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Sixth Floor Auditorium, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (Metro: Federal Triangle)

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