A film about a man’s fight against the chocolate giants and a billion-dollar industry that ruthlessly exploits illegal child labor. Twenty years ago, the largest cocoa producers signed an agreement to abolish child slavery. But nothing has happened and the use of child labor has only increased – all to keep prices down.
“An illuminating call to arms… that veers between courtroom drama and investigative reporting to stunning effect.” SCREEN DAILY
Varsaw International Film Festival, Poland – 2022 Human Rights Film Festival Berlin, Germany – 2022 CPH:DOX, Denmark – 2022
Since 1996, Miki Mistrati has directed, produced, and exec produced more than 85 films for the Danish and international market. He is behind films like The Dark Side of Chocolate, Shady Chocolate, Starbucks & Nespresso: The Truth About Your Coffee, Cadbury Exposed, Dating’s Dangerous Secrets, Face to Face with the Bounty Hunters, Abused by the Police? He has won 12 awards and has been nominated 30 times in nine countries.