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OBU Documentary Club: THE TRUE COST

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Oxford Brookes University

John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre

Headington Road

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OX3 0BP

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SCREENING


Country: USA

Year: 2015

Director: Andrew Morgan

Runtime: 1hr 32min

Language: English

BBFC: N/A

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Overview /Sypnosis

This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing?

Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, and featuring interviews with the world’s leading influencers including Stella McCartney, Livia Firth and Vandana Shiva, The True Cost is an unprecedented project that invites us on an eye opening journey around the world and into the lives of the many people and places behind our clothes.




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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Visitor Parking

Please be aware that the University has introduced a new parking permit system, including a new visitor parking booking system. More information about the new parking policy is available here. We would recommend the use of public transport whenever possible.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

No food is allowed in the JHB Lecture Theatre, however we have 10% off discount vouchers to be used at Cafe Central (open until 8pm) that you can enjoy prior to the start of the event. These will be available from the registration desk at the entrance of the JHB Lecture Theatre.

After the event:

You are welcome to join us for a drink and social discussion at the Brookes Union Bar.


Please be advised that photographs will be taken at the event for use on the OBUDOC website and in the press, OBUDOC marketing materials, and other university publications. By entering this event, you consent to the University photographing and using your image and likeness. If you have any objection, talk to a member of the team on arrival to avoid being included in photographies taken at the event.


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