* Sub-Ti Award - Cinemambiente

Dust. The great Asbestros Trial

Category |Current Affairs, Economy, Environment, Health, Pollution, Social Issues
Year | 2011
Country | Italy
Running time | 84’- 52’
Format | HD CAM
Production | GraffitiDoc, Iota Production - Isabelle Truc (Bruxelles), Amka Films - Tiziana Soudani (Lugano)
Director | Niccolo Bruna, Andrea Prandstraller

With the increasing use of asbestos in China, Russia and other countries, asbestos production has grown apace, so that 70% of the world population is now exposed to this carcinogenic material. Starting from the first court hearings in Turin involving the multinational Eternit, which now faces claims of having caused the death of nearly 30,000 former plant workers and among the local populace at Casale Monferrato, the film takes us to India and Brazil on an exploration into a multi-million dollar business managed by a lobby that holds sway over the policies of many countries.

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