Shady Chocolate – The Dark Side of Chocolate

IN-DEPTH VIDEOS, 21 Sep 2015

Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor – TRANSCEND Media Service

Ever since it was revealed that the chocolate industry is involved with child slavery in the Ivory Coast, the industry has been busy – due to consumer demands – explaining what exactly it does to actively fight trafficking and child labour.

But does the industry live up to its own promises?

In this investigative film, director Miki Mistrati tries to find out, if the chocolate industry – which is one of the largest corporations in the world – speak the truth, when they say that they provide education, medical care etc for the children of the Ivory Coast. However, the project runs into trouble already from the get-go because the embassy of the Ivory Coast won’t let Miki enter the country until he has an invitation – from the chocolate industry.

Subtitulada en Español

Miki MistratiProducer
Helle FaberEditorAndreas Birch EriksenAssistant photographer
Ange Aboa
Ditte Marie Nielsen
Andreas Birch Eriksen

Uno Helmersson

Kasper Søderlund
Electric Parc

Technical assistance
Jonas Abildgaard

Legal advisor
Tyge Trier

Ange Aboa
Nicolas de Mones
Erica Taube
Jessie Read
U Roberto Romano

Produced by
made in copenhagen

In co – production with
NDR / Barbara Biemann
Radiator Film / Stefan Frost & Henrik Underbjerg

Co – Director
U Roberto RomanoJournalists
Ditte Marie Nielsen
Ange AboaCinematographer
Henrik Bohn Ipsen
U Roberto Romano
Kim Løndal Frandsen
Dan Holmberg
Thomas GerhardtColor grade / VFX & visual producer
Andreas Birch EriksenSound Design
Bobby Hess / Cosmo Tone
Martin Ahm / AhmatronNarrator
David Bateson

Production managers
Mathilde Hvid Lippmann
Ditte Marie Nielsen

Monday Media

Special thanks to
Emilia Hammershøy
Emanuele Dotto
Assoumane Maiga
Youchaou Traoré

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