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Toxic Playground


A story of how a large Swedish mining company in the 80s send its toxic waste to a city in Chile, to be reprocessed and disposed of by a Chilean company. Instead of safely disposing of this waste, the forgotten waste formed land piles. The children who played on these land piles gradually begun to get sick. This film raises questions about morality, and issues of responsibility in a world of multinational companies.

Festival Participation

  • IDFA - 2009
  • Nordisk Panorama - 2009
    New Nordic Talent
  • Pärnu International Film Festival - 2010
    Best Film on Man and Nature
  • Reykjavik International Film Festival - 2010
  • Thessaloniki International Film Festival - 2010
  • CNEX Documentary Film Festival - 2010

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