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Anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh

To mark the one year anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, the Centre for South Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh presents Tears in the Fabric, a documentary film by The Rainbow Collective and Openvizor.

This special screening will take place on Thursday, 24 April at 5:00pm (5:15 start) in Seminar Room 3 on the ground floor of the Chrystal Macmillan Building in George Square, Edinburgh. All are welcome.

TEARS IN THE FABRIC: Documentary Film and Resource Website by Rainbow Collective and Openvizor

"In Savar, Bangladesh, Razia struggles to raise two grandchildren after losing her daughters in the Rana Plaza factory collapse, a disaster which claimed the lives of over 1000 garment workers. One year on, TEARS IN THE FABRIC follows Razia as, amidst the struggle of raising and educating her grandsons, she searches for resolution and answers through protest on the streets of Dhaka and amongst the rubble and torn fabrics of Rana Plaza. Tears in the Fabric offers a starkly honest and deeply moving view of the human cost of high street fashion." (!tears-in-the-fabric/c1zdc)

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