AROUND NORTH AMERICA
Part 2 : Total Meltdown
At the heart of Ganges Delta, hardly anyone ventures to the Silence Islands. Yet, the forgotten people of the sundurbans archipelago still survive there. With limited ressources consisting of shrimps, rice and wild honey, they face malaria, tuberculosis, cyclones, wild beasts and indifference. Appalled by their distressing condition, one of them, Mohammed Abdul Wohab, gave everything up to take care of this cast-off community.
In Bangladesh, 49 million people are currently contaminated by arsenic contained in the water they consume daily...
In Bangladesh, 49 million people are currently contaminated by arsenic contained in the water they consume daily. Not properly informed, abandoned and rejected, these people die in their villages in a total lack of concern.
<b>« The Journey »</b> is a 14½ hour documentary film by <b>Peter Watkins</b>, made between the years 1983 and 1985 on several contin...
« The Journey » is a 14½ hour documentary film by Peter Watkins, made between the years 1983 and 1985 on several continents, released on film in 1987 at the Toronto Film Festival. It is structured around the theme of nuclear weapons, military spending and poverty. Ordinary people are asked about their awareness of these issues.