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Jozi Gold

The mining industry is one of the world’s most influential businesses. In the autumn of 2018, WG Film will release Jozi Gold , a documentary exposing the vast environmental and health consequences Johannesburg is facing after decades of a booming gold mining industry . The main character of the film is grandmother and activist Mariette Liefferinck, who we follow on her journey from a housewife, to becoming one of South Africa’s most influential people in Africa’s mining industry. Alongside the release of the film, Filmmakers Freedom of Speech & Impact will together with WG Film launch an outreach campaign, which will be focused on two main geographical areas, South Africa and Sweden.

What the projects delivers

Completion, launch and screenings of Jozi Gold, pedagogical material, communication and impact campaigns.

Why we support this project

The choices we make as consumers matters. Therefore, it is important to increase the knowledge about the conncetion between consumption and enviromental problems.

Project time status


This project started in November 2018 and ended in October 2020