Film and discussion (with filmmaker Laura Kissel): Cotton Road, from South Carolina to Shanghai

April 24, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180

Cotton Road travels from family farms in South Carolina to the factories of China to tell a story about globalized labor, weaving a portrait of the work and workers we never see and the products that they make.  Cotton Road explores the labor, transportation and environmental impacts behind a typical supply chain for a cotton product.

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