Thursday, 15 November 2018

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"The Chocolate Case" by Benthe Forrer

Thursday 15 November, 19:00 (Cinéma Galeries)

Runtime: 90'

To mark World Children's Day, the United Nations and The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Belgium present: 'The Chocolate Case'

The Chocolate Case, image

Three bold Dutch journalists uncover child labour in the cocoa production chain, which triggers them to try to persuade large corporations to end these unethical practices once and for all. Scorned and rejected by the industry, and having sought in vain to become imprisoned for their cause, the trio sets out on a mission to develop the first ‘slave-free’ chocolate bar known as ‘Tony’s Chocolonely’ – now one of Holland’s leading chocolate brands.

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The screening of 'The Chocolate Case' will be introduced by Ms Meline Arakelian, Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of the Netherlands

The film will be followed by a panel discussion with special guests including:

Ynzo van Zanten - Chief Evangelist at Tony's Chocolonely

Irene Wintermayr - Policy specialist at ILO

Moderated by Carlos Jimenez, UNRIC


The screening will be accompanied by a choco surprise.

choco bar

 

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Registration on the night starts at 18:30 - Doors close at 19:15.


This film is in English, French, Dutch and German with English subtitles. Runtime: 90 min.


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The Chocolate Case - Trailer

To mark World Children's Day, the United Nations and The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Belgium present: 'The Chocolate Case'

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This Ciné-ONU screening takes place at Cinéma Galeries.