About the film:
In developing countries, the demand for second-hand electronic equipment is quickly growing, due to an increasing connection to the “global world”, and the inability to afford brand new products.
Every year, around 200,000 tonnes of second-hand and condemned electrical goods arrive in Ghana, West Africa, mainly received from the “developed” world.
Many of these electronics are nearing the end of their life, and will soon be discarded as e-waste. A significant volume of electronics actually arrive as e-waste, exported illegally as second hand goods.
7 p.m. at TechShop Pittsburgh (192 Bakery Square Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206). $5 suggested donation. More info at: www.cinemapolitica.org/