(NR) France/Bangladesh/Denmark/Portugal – 1 hr 35 min – with subtitles
2019 · d. Rubaiyat Hossain
Starring Rikita Nandini Shimu, Shahana Goswami, Novera Rahman, Parvin Paru
Rental: $10.00 (48 hour streaming period)
After an accident at her garment factory, seamstress Shimu (Rikita Nandini Shimu) is determined to take a stand against the low wages, unfair treatment, and dangerous work conditions. Inspired by a local activist, Shimu rallies the other women of the factory in an attempt to unionize, despite the fierce opposition of both the managers and her own husband.
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After you watch the film, check out this digital conversation featuring director Rubaiyat Hossain, actors Shimu Rikita Nandini and Novera Ahmed, and activist and union leader Daliya Akter.
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