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A similar story of the flip flop journey "Flip Flotsam"

 

Flip Flotsam - 25min Documentary

October 2003
Ever wondered what happens to your footwear after you're finished with it? ...award-winning and startlingly original documentary traces the fantastic journey of Africa's most popular shoes: the flip-flop. Easily bought, quickly discarded, the flip-flop stands as a symbol of the summer holiday for millions of westerners. But in its African homeland, it undergoes a series of versatile transformations. Filmed over a two year period, this startling and uplifting film takes an ingenious look at the lifecycle of the flip-flop. 

YouTube Clip and information:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cGlcjQkPbA

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