A photograph seen once, long ago, haunted me – and taught me to distrust memory
"Every so often, though, in large ways and small, standing before a photograph in the Reichstag, or looking down at an inexplicable kink in the staircase of the Linen Hall, history seems to buttonhole you and ask, 'Have you seen? Have you understood?' And then, 'What are you going to do about it?'”
This short documentary reveals the hazards of the electronics industry in China profiling workers poisoned by chemicals and their struggle for compensation. Thousands of young people in China enter export factories to make the West's favorite electronic gadgets, only to find they have contracted occupational diseases or worse, leukemia, by the age of 25. 2014 **stay tuned for a full-length film later this year!