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About Made in Bangladesh

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Not rated
Year Released:
2019
Format:
Virtual
Genres:
Drama
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Shimu, 23, is a textile worker in a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. After a co-worker is killed in a fire at her factory, Shimu decides to start a union with her co-workers, fighting for employee rights. Despite threats from the management and the disapproval of her husband, Shimu is determined to go on. Together the women must fight and find a way. “With Made in Bangladesh, Hossain has crafted an urgent cry for workers’ rights, and a vision of feminist solidarity in the face of overwhelming opposition.” —Cinema Scope. Made In Bangladesh had its world premiere screening at TIFF 2019 and has already accumulated six wins for Best Film, Best Director, and Public Awards from the African Diaspora International Film Festival 2019, the Amiens International Film Festival 2019, the Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2019, and the Festival International de Film Saint-Jean-de-Luz 2019, among others. In English and Bengali with English subtitles.

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