Behind the Swoosh Essay examples

719 Words Mar 23rd, 2011 3 Pages
Behind the Swoosh is a documentary worth seeing on one of Nike’s factories located in Indonesia. Unlike what we think about factories here today in the United States, you soon learn the ugly truth that in fact Nike’s factory is really a sweatshop. Workers are paid next to nothing and can barely survive. Educating for Justice Directors, Leslie Kretzu and Jim Keady are two Americans that go to Indonesia to live as one of Nike’s sweatshop workers and record their time spent living in the slums. The film opens our eyes and makes us think about the brands we wear and how they are made, more importantly who makes them and the kind of working conditions they are faced with everyday because of big name companies that decided to outsource to …show more content…
I want to hear how they really feel, not just from a few but rather many. I understand why the directors might have had trouble finding people to interview and that is because the workers are afraid, but that doesn’t mean they couldn’t show more from the people they did interview. I would have liked to learn a lot more about the workers’ own lives through their own words rather than having two Americans, who have

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