Agbogbloshie in Ghana is the largest electronic waste dump in the world. About 6000 women, men and children live and work here. They call it ‘Sodom’. Every year about 250.000 tons of sorted-out computers, smartphones, air-condition tanks and other devices from a far away electrified and digitalized world end up here. Welcome to Sodom (which is the title of a rap song in the film) places us right in the middle of the location’s dark heart. Screening withh Bordalo II, a portrait of Portuguese street artist Arthur Bordalo who aims to highlight the extent of our wastefulness and the impact it has on our environment through his “Trach Animals” sculptures.

'I was always fascinated by places, which are a world on its own. And the world’s largest e-waste dump definitely is such a place...some films just have to be made. No matter what. And especially after meeting the people living on the dump as we were there for research – from there, there was no turning back.' Florian Weigensamer, Co-Director.

 

Also showing Bordalo II