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Death By Design - Film Night & Shared Community Dinner

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The Joinery

111 Franklin Street

Adelaide, SA 5000

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"Both jaw-dropping and heartbreaking, Death by Design forces the viewer to reconsider their whole approach to technology and this mad and unsustainable obsession with constantly upgrading."

Hannah Clugston, Aesthetica Magazine


Death by Design

Consumers love - and live on - their smartphones, tablets and laptops. A cascade of new devices pours endlessly into the market, promising even better communication, non-stop entertainment and instant information. The numbers are staggering. By 2020, four billion people will have a personal computer. Five billion will own a mobile phone.

But this revolution has a dark side that the electronics industry doesn't want you to see.

In an investigation that spans the globe, award-winning filmmaker Sue Williams investigates the underbelly of the international electronics industry and reveals how even the tiniest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.

DEATH BY DESIGN tells the stories of young Chinese workers laboring in unsafe conditions, American families living with the tragic consequences of the industry's toxic practices, activists leading the charge to hold brands accountable, and passionate entrepreneurs who are developing more sustainable products and practices to safeguard our planet and our future.

From the intensely secretive electronics factories in China, to the high tech innovation labs of Silicon Valley, DEATH BY DESIGN tells a story of environmental degradation, of health tragedies, and the fast-approaching tipping point between consumerism and sustainability.

View the trailer here.

73 minutes



Come along for an evening of shared food and conversation, followed by a screening of 'Death by Design'

6 pm - Potluck community dinner, please bring a plate of food to share*

6.45 pm - Guest speakers: TBC.

7.00 pm - Film Screening.

The Adelaide Sustainability Centre is supported by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board and Conservation SA.


* Choose to refuse single-use plastic. During our dinners we provide real plates and cutlery, provide reusable cups, supply filtered water and collect food scraps to give to The Joinery's chickens or put in our compost bins. Please avoid bringing single-use plastics, including glad wrap, to our dinners if you can. We look forward to seeing you!

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