They used to be farmers, but today they’re plastic recyclers. Two families work and raise their kids among mountains of imported trash from the West. Both parents and kids dream of having different lives.
In the plasticky hustle and bustle of the Chinese Commodity City, the largest wholesale consumer market in the world, people search for a moment of quiet.
Free Lunch Society
What if we were all given a basic income, freeing us up to pursue our dreams? Would we all become lazy bums, or experience a renaissance? And what about the places where this bold idea has already been put into practice?
Before My Feet Touch The Ground
“Before My Feet Touch the Ground” is a film about a woman who was transformed overnight from an up-and-coming filmmaker to a leader and symbol of a national social protest.
An Indian factory producing dazzling fabrics is a mess of workers and giant machines, cogs and muscles, white-hot furnaces and gnashing teeth. The constantly stunning camerawork delves into the mysterious depths of the factory and untangles the human from the mechanical.
In recession-stricken Ireland, Michael and Paul try to save Michael's mattress business by creating a bizarre superhero character. As Mattress Mick becomes a viral sensation, their relationship grows tense.