Bhopal: The Search for Justice
On December 2, 1984, the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, leaked poisonous methyl isocyanate gas, killing at least 15,000 men, women and children. Hundreds of thousands more were permanently maimed. Union Carbide is now owned by the Dow Chemical Corporation.
Twenty years later, amid charges of corruption, graft and suppression of medical and environmental research about the tragedy, the victims are still not adequately compensated and cared for. Journalist Raajkumar Keswani, whose prediction of the Union Carbide disaster proved prophetic, documents the legacy and introduces us to the leading scientists, doctors and activists in his search for justice.
2004, 52 min
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Award for Best Medium Length Film - with a cash parize of 25,000Real (9,500$Cdn approx.)
FICA - International Festival of Environmental Films & Videos
May 31 to June 5 2005, Goias - Brazil
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