THE GIG IS UP
The Gig Is Up
From delivering food and driving ride shares to tagging images for AI, millions of people around the world are finding work task by task online. The gig economy is worth over 5 trillion USD globally, and growing. And yet the stories of the workers behind this tech revolution have gone largely neglected. Who are the people in this shadow workforce? The Gig Is Up brings their stories into the light.
Shannon Walsh / France, Canada / 2021 / 88 min.
One World in a Nutshell
The programme of the 2021 One World international documentary film festival presents a new non-competitive section of foreign short films, called One World in a Nutshell. For the first time, the organizers of the festival have decided to create an opportunity for documentary shorts to show audiences that even in a seemingly small space it is …
Films crossing borders
One World, in cooperation with UNHCR, the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts and the World Between the Lines initiative, has prepared an annual workshop for students of documentary directing. In the last year, three student films have been made, which you can now watch at the festival. The aim of …
WHY PLASTIC? – THE RECYCLING MYTH
In the last few years the plastic pollution crisis has become an international scandal. Pictures of dead animals, littered rivers, and polluted oceans have shocked the world. The plastic packaging industry has declared it knows how to solve the problem: recycling. Increasingly, bottles, boxes and sachets are proudly stamped with the words “100% recyclable” as brands compete …