Toxic Shoes

Only very few of our shoes are produced nationally. Poor working conditions in India and the use of chromium salts for tanning pose a threat not only for the local workers involved.

Director: Inge Altemeier

Born 1956, lives in Hamburg and studied English language and literature, politics and educational sciences. She worked as a freelancer for radio and TV. As of 1991, she is a television journalist, filmmaker and writer for the TV stations NDR, SWR, Arte and Der Spiegel. She is a specialist in worldwide investigative research.

Director: Steffen Weber

After longer stays in Tanzania and Munich, Steffen Weber returned to his hometown of Hamburg. After a traineeship at Altemeier & Hornung Filmproductions, he graduated with an M.A. in philosophy and studied Documentary and Television Journalism at the University of Television and Film (HFF) in Munich. Since 2009 he has been working as a freelance author and filmmaker for NDR, WDR and arte.

45 Min.
Director: Inge Altemeier, Steffen Weber
Script: Inge Altemeier, Steffen Weber
Cinematography: Reinhard Hornung , Michael Wulfes
Editing: Reinhard Hornung
Narrator: Peter Bieringer, Ulrike Johannson, Thor W. Müller
Editor: Anke Jahns (NDR)
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