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This documentary shows us the hidden side of luxury – from Haute-Couture at Paris Fashion Week to Chinese and Italian backroom boutiques.
With beautiful shopfronts and finely crafted goods, brands like Gucci, Max Mara, Louis Vuitton and Prada are seen as being the height of luxury, conjuring images of master craftsmen finely crafting each item. However, this investigation reveals behind the glamorous exterior, all glitters is not gold.
This film won the Best Documentary Feature at the Raindance Film Festival 2017. It spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world's most pollutive industries, fashion. Blue jeans, one of our favorite iconic products has destroyed rivers and impacted the lives of people who count on these waterways for their survival.
Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo and narrated by clean water supporter Jason Priestley, this RIVERBLUE examines the destruction of our rivers, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that inspire hope for a sustainable future.