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Luke Bather - 8th June 2017

Sasha Rainbow's clip for Placebo is an eye-opening look at life in a part of Ghana that often goes unmentioned.

Set in Agbogbloshie, one of the largest e-waste dumps in the world, the clip is a part cautionary gaze at the harrowing wasteland that electronic consumerism produces in areas of abject poverty, but it's also a celebration of the people who live and work there.

Beautifully shot scenes of candid celebration contrast with those of desperate destruction to create a powerful visual reminder that's hard to ignore.

Credits

DirectorSasha Rainbow
ProducerAlasdair Mitchell
Production CompanyRumble
Executive ProducerFritzi Nicolaus 
Production ManagerGifty Mawuena Sossavi
Director of PhotographyPau Castejón Úbeda
Focus PullerAndrew Annorh
2nd ACJames Ashianor
EditorDavid Higgs
ColouristJax Harney
Grading companyCHEAT
VFXYoungster
CommissionerJohn Moule
Other creditsAgbogbloshie Fixer: Alhassan Ibn Abdallah Focus Puller: Micheal Hobdell Drone Operator: Continent Kofi Production Assistant: Joseph Akwaku Oman Starring: Kwame Ablor Lartey  Kofi Lord  Mohammed Awal Thanks To:  Kevin McElvaney 1Film And The Agbogbloshie Community

Luke Bather - 8th June 2017

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