Marquez_Alexia_Films1 (1).pdf - Marquez 1 Alexia Marquez ENGL 22 Professor Hiltner November 4 2019 \u200bFilm Responses 1-5 \u201cThe True Cost\u201d(3:39 PM Mon

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Marquez 1 Alexia Marquez ENGL 22 Professor Hiltner November 4, 2019 Film Responses 1-5 “The True Cost” (3:39 PM ; Mon, Oct. 14,2019) The True Cost was very effective at communicating the struggles of third world countries in the fashion factories. Throughout the movie the narrator kept pushing on the message of the harsh conditions workers have to deal with every day. The film interviewed a variety of people that had an impact in the subject but the interviews that sticked out were the ones with the workers. The audience was able to receive an understanding of the fashion industry coming from the point of view of the worker which showcased graphic images of the society and the horrible conditions. The films audience are people who lack the knowledge of this great issue occurring in our world. Even though this issue might not be affecting us directly , when we purchase clothes from non sustainable brands we contribute to the continuation of the horrible conditions the workers go through. The film can also impact the lives of people who are already concerned about the issue as it can further address the situation and grow an understanding on now we can make a change.My reaction with the film was primarily emotional. The story line was able to give me the understanding of things that I am not too knowledgeable about. The film really made
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Marquez 2 me rethink my fashion choices and how instead of buying from these high brands I should resort to other means of shopping such as thrifting. The film showed me the bad working conditions coming from the workers perspective. As someone who doesn’t know much about the fashion
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