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Fair Trade

Germany, 2006 (MIFF 2007)

Director: Michael Dreher

The shortest distance and at the same time the most obvious gap between the so-called Third World Countries and Europe is the Straits of Gibraltar. Fair Trade is one of the many stories of child trade that happens there everyday.

D/S Michael Dreher P Karim Debbagh & Michael Dreher L German/French w/English subtitles TD 35mm/col/2006/15mins

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