Alex James: Slowing Down Fast Fashion
Alex James: Slowing Down Fast Fashion

Alex James: Slowing Down Fast Fashion

2016  |  64 Min

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  • Director: Ben Akers
  • Cast: Alex James, Elizabeth Cline, Sheila-Mary Carruthers, Leah Borromeo, Peter Ackroyd, Dame Vivienne Westwood, Dylan Jones, Amy Molyneaux, Mac Bishop, Soraya Darabi, Maxine Bedat, Caroline Rush, Caroline Jones, Eric Stubin, Christopher Raeburn, Jade Harwood, Aurelie Popper, Emily Wade, Kelly Joseph, Lucy Siegle, Orsola de Castro, Marc Bolland, Benet Northcote, Gordon Richardson, Joan Walley
  • Awards: Best Fashion Documentary - London Fashion Film Festival 2016, Prize of the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic - Ekotopfilm - Envirofilm 2017
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After mining and agriculture, fashion is the third most polluting industry in the world. Fast fashion is the boon of modern lifestyle and the bane of sustainability. Clothes today are often made of plastic and other non-biodegradable materials that are not desired for more than a season and quickly disposed. Musician-turned-cheesemaker Alex James seeks to find the solution to the damning effects of fast fashion by talking to designers, activists, high street fashion brands.

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