Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Light Bulb Conspiracy

Croatian Center of Renewable Energy Sources (CCRES)

To mark the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All
Ciné-ONU, in partnership with UNIDO and the
Millennium Film Festival, invites you to

The Light Bulb Conspiracy

Tuesday, 24 April 2012 - 6:30pm at the Goethe Institute Brussels

The film will be followed by a Q&A with:

Mr. Joan Úbeda (Executive producer of the film)
Mr. Christophe Yvetot (Director of the UNIDO Office, Brussels)
Mr. Chris Vanden Bilcke (Head of UNEP’s Liaison Office to the EU)

The film is in English and has a runtime of 75 mins.

Please note that we have a limited number of places therefore it is important to register by sending an email to:, with the subject field ‘The Light Bulb Conspiracy’ and your full name and full name of guest (if applicable) - Maximum tickets per person: 2

About the movie

Once upon a time..... products were made to last. Then, at the beginning of the 1920s, a group of businessmen were struck by the following insight: 'A product that refuses to wear out is a tragedy of business' (1928). Thus Planned Obsolescence was born. Shortly after, the first worldwide cartel was set up expressly to reduce the life span of the incandescent light bulb, a symbol for innovation and bright new ideas, and the first official victim of Planned Obsolescence. Read more...

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