SF Green Film Festival Presents: "Understanding the Stories within the Apparel Industry"

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SF Green Film Festival Presents:
San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week International

Eco Fashion Program 2019
"Understanding the Stories within the Apparel Industry."

Green is the new black in Fashion! The future of fashion is equitable, sustainable, and empowering! The fashion industry is shifting to a conscious business respecting their workers and preserving natural resources rather than destroying the Earth.

Join us for a look at recent campaign films from Greenpeace, Fashion Revolution and Re/make and a panel discussion on sustainable clothing - plus an eco fashion catwalk! An evening of films and conversations about the stories of those working in the apparel industry; brilliantly captured in the featured short film produced by re/make.
Discover the importance of Who Made My Clothes? ...a worldwide initiative by Fashion Revolution. Sustainable Fashion is changing the world!

Tuesday, April 23 :: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Koret Auditorium at San Francisco Public Library :: 100 Larkin St.



6:00pm Eco Fashion & Short Film Program:

Detox Your Fashion
Greenpeace, 4 mins

A documentary about the reality of the fashion industry and the impact on the environment, the health of people. Also, includes the solution and what we can do as people who buy products.

Reject Child Labour!
Who Made My Clothes?, 2 mins

Around 260 million children are in employment around the world, according to the International Labour Organization. Children speak up for children’s rights. #whomademyclothes 

The People Bringing Transparency To The Fashion Industry
Who Made My Clothes?, 4 mins

The majority of the people who make clothes for the global market live in poverty, unable to afford life’s basic necessities. Many are subject to exploitation; verbal and physical abuse, working in unsafe and dirty conditions, with very little pay. Fashion Revolution created a movement around the world about #whomademyclothes

Made in Mexico
Re/make, 14 mins

Re/make is igniting a conscious consumer movement to turn fashion into a force for good. Our original documentary footage brings you face to face with the women who make our clothes. We share facts and stories to help you break up with fast fashion and provide seasonal curated collections to remake your closet with fashion that respects women and our planet. #remakeourworld

6:30pm Eco Fashion by SFSFWI Catwalk Beauties!

6:45pm Panel discussion with:

Sajida Silva, fashion student and film's subject 
Karen Topakian, Topakian Communications/Greenpeace 
Caro Collazos, Designer/Manufacturer, Tangui 
Sandra Hanns, Founder & Organizer, SF Sustainable Fashion Week Int'l.
Moderator: Rachel Caplan, Founder & CEO, SF Green Film Festival


This is a free event, sponsored by SFPL's Green Stacks Program.

San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week Int'l. runs April 20-27. For more visit: SFSFWI.org

April 23, 2019 at 6:00pm - 8pm
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States
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Ambika Jain Lucrecia Sarita Russo Emily Boleware Katherine Albrecht Kathleen Zetes Karin Hazelkorn Peter Rudolph Rachel Caplan
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