Inflation has resulted in the Zimbabwe dollar completely losing its value. Banknotes are literally recyclable goods, turned into tablecloths and lampshades, for example. In the Harare slums, which are rife with crime, valuable US dollar banknotes must be concealed in clothing, which means that the notes quickly become breeding grounds for bacteria. According to money launderers, dollar bills can best be gently hand washed with Omo detergent in warm water.
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English title / Waste no.1 Money
Original title / Waste no.1 Money
Keywords / capitalism, money, human rights, greed, economical sustainability
Type / Single channel
Genre / political commentary, documentary
Country / Finland, Zimbabwe
Picture ratio / 2,35:1
Duration / 00:17:00
Language / English
Sound format / Dolby Surround 5.1
Year / 2017
Cast / Arttu Peltomaa (Cinematographer), Jan Ijäs (Director), Okku Nuutilainen (Editor), Jan Ijäs (Editor), Rebecca Clamp (Actor), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Funder), Kirkon Mediasäätiö / - (Funder), YLE / - (Funder), Finnish Film Foundation SES / - (Funder), Jan Ijäs (Author), Svante Colérus (Sound Design)