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The Tobacco Conspiracy (F+CAN/2005)

52 min; ENG O.V.; Regie: Nadia Collot

The Backroom Deals of a Deadly Industry.

This France-Canada co-production goes behind the scenes of the huge tobacco industry, whose economic power has been expanding for five decades at the expense of public health. A gripping investigation covering three continents, Nadia Collot’s film exposes the vast conspiracy of a criminally negligent industry that conquers new markets through corruption and manipulation. To confront the tobacco cartel, anti-smoking groups are organizing and scoring points, but the fight remains fierce. With ist diverse viewpoints, shocking interviews and riveting images, The Tobacco Conspiracy deftly defines the issues in a complex situation where private interests and the public good collide. Enlightening and engrossing, this documentary is a hard-hitting critique of an industry gone mad.



Mo.10.12.2012 @ Forum Stadtpark

Start: 20.30 Uhr >> EINTRITT FREI!

Screening: Mo.10.12.2012

Link: Trailer

Link: The Tobacco Conspiracy (NFB)