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WELCOME TO SODOM

Agbogbloshie in Ghana is proven to be one of most poisonous places. It is the largest electronic waste dump in the world. About 6000 women, men and children live and work here. They call it „Sodom“. Every year about 250.000 tons of sorted out electronic devices from a far away electrified and digitalized world end up here. Shipped to Ghana illegally.
ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTARY
AUSTRIA 2018
D: FLORIAN WEIGENSAMER, CHRISTIAN KRÖNES
92‘, ENGLISH; GERMAN SUBTITLES
Winner of Grand Prize of the City of Innsbruck for best environmental documentary
Winner of Swarovski Optik Special award for best cinematography

JURY STATEMENT

This film has an accurate and intense approach to the downsides of technology and globalization, patiently finding poetry and optimism in the midst of the Apocalypse. The film stands out amongst other movies with similar themes, because of its special narrative style and precise direction.

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