The Athena Cinema Showing Death By Design, Athens, Ohio


The Athena Cinema presents Death By Design in partnership with Alden Library at Ohio University

Wednesday, April 18, 7pm
The Athena Cinema, Athens, Ohio
FREE and open to the public
Post-screening panel discussion hosted by faculty members, students, and regional community members

The last film for the Spring Sustainability Series at the Athena Cinema will be Death By Design. This film debunks the notion that electronics is a 'clean' industry by revealing the human and environmental cost of electronic gadgets that are designed to die.

The cell and smartphone industries have saturated the market. In 2015, it was estimated that 98 percent of all US citizens aged between 18 – 29 years owned a mobile phone. A staggering 86 percent owned smartphones. By 2020, four billion people will have a personal computer. Five billion will own a mobile phone. In an investigation that spans the globe, filmmaker Sue Williams investigates the underbelly of the electronics industry. What was uncovered tells an entirely different story to the falsified “clean industry” reputation promoted by the global electronics industry and the semi-conductor industry.

This film series was made possible due to a partnership with The Athena Cinema and Alden Library, along with the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University.

More Info:

April 18, 2018 at 7pm
The Athena Cinema
20 S Court St
Athens, OH 45701
United States
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