The Green Lie

Die grüne Lüge

Austria 2018
In German, English, Indonesian and Portuguese with English subtitles
97 min
Suitable for audiences of all ages
Director: Werner Boote
Screenplay: Werner Boote, Kathrin Hartmann
Cast: Werner Boote, Kathrin Hartmann, Noam Chomsky
Production: Markus Pauser & Erich Schindlecker / e&a film
Print Source: Wide House

Environmentally friendly electric cars, sustainably produced food products, fair production processes… If everything the corporations tell us is true, we can save the world through our purchasing decisions alone. A widespread and dangerous lie.

In his new documentary film, Werner Boote (Plastic Planet, Everything Under Control) questions if corporations seduce consumers with fake promises of organic products. Together with an environmental expert and journalist Kathrin Hartmann Boote shows us, how we can protect ourselves and fight back against these promises.