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The Sardinian Factory of Death | Close Up

A group of brave Sardinians fight to close down a dangerous German arms factory before it blows up.

When a dangerous German arms factory opens in the outskirts of a picturesque but poor Mediterranean town in Sardinia, Italy, a group of brave locals fights to close it down. Deeming the explosives a risk to their town, they also cannot conscience exporting materials that cause death and destruction elsewhere.



A film by: Lisa Camillo

Sound & PA: Mathieu Vouillamoz

Producer: Alaa Alhussan

Editor: Elena Toccafondi

EP: Tierney Bonini

Production Company: Against the Tide Films