The True Cost

Event details

  • December 20, 2015
  • 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • 10341 Water Street Highway 42 Ephraim, WI 54211

The True Cost is a global documentary that explores the fashion industry around the world, examining where we are, how we got here, and how we can create a better future moving forward. Clothing is the most labor-dependent industry in the world, employing millions of the world’s poorest workers, many of which are women. Many of these women are paid less than a living wage, work in unsafe conditions, and are deprived of basic human rights. In addition to the human impact, fashion is now the number two most polluting industry on earth – second only to oil. This groundbreaking investigation of “fast fashion” reveals that while the price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost asks us each to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing?

(2015, 92 minutes)