University of Bath film takes home top film awards at BFI
A documentary made by the University of Bath has won two national honours at the Learning on Screen Awards 2023 in London.
The 20-minute documentary tells the story of how cobalt, used for batteries in electric vehicles, is extracted and the stories of the the artisanal miners at the bottom of the supply chain in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The film, called Cobalt Rush, won two top national film awards at the British Universities Film and Video Council Learning on Screen Awards 2023.
Professor Roy Maconachie, from Bath’s Centre for Development Studies was the lead researcher on the film.