The legacy of the diamond is based in slavery, colonialism, genocide and terror that built and maintains the western capitalist system. Still for many people gems symbolize ideals of beauty as diamonds are a desired gift for anniversaries as an expression of everlasting love, paid by millions of African people. The film Engaged is a story of two relationships and status symbols that aim to give a physical appearance to romance.
Picture ratio: 16:9
Language: Finnish, English
Credits: Hanna Arvela, Karoliina Hovi, Emma Vuorinen