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“The Dark Side of Chocolate” Film Screening

4th June, 2010 - Posted by Zarah Patriana - No Comments

Attention DC residents. This post is for you…

Global Exchange is excited to announce a special screening of The Dark Side of Chocolate just in time for World Day against Child Labor on June 12. Join us in viewing this important exposé of the international chocolate industry:

June 8, 2010, 7:00 PM
SEIU (1st Floor)
1800 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036 (map)

The Dark Side of Chocolate, directed by U Roberto (Robin) Romano and Miki Mistrati, investigates the repeated charges of child trafficking in the international chocolate industry. Come find out what the government and companies and are (or aren’t) doing to stop it.

Following the film, there will be a panel and discussion with Bama Athreya (Executive Director, International Labor Rights Forum), Todd Larsen (Corporate Responsibility Programs Director, Green America) and U Roberto (Robin) Romano (Director, The Dark Side of Chocolate).

Sponsored by:

Africa Action, American Federation of Teachers,
Break the Chain Campaign, DC Fair Trade, Foreign Policy in Focus,
Freedom Network USA, Global Exchange, Green America,
International Labor Rights Forum, Organic Consumers Association

*PLEASE RSVP to Tim Newman at tim.newman[at]ilrf.org or 202-347-4100 ext. 113 and please bring a valid ID with you to the screening to get into the building.*
For more information about the film, please visit: www.thedarksideofchocolate.org

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