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Dust to Dust

Australia, 1981 (MIFF 1981, Australian Social Documentaries)

Director: Sabina Wynn

Dust to Dust tells the story of a small town in northern NSW and the effects of asbestos mining there. The people estimate that three-quarters of the workers have died or are sick from exposure to asbestos. In presenting their story the film raises issues regarding occupational health in general.

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