MADE IN BANGLADESH


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

Shimu (Rikita Nandini Shimu) and other factory workers stand defiantly at their work.

Starts September 4

Shimu, 23, works in a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Faced with difficult conditions at work, she decides to start a union with her co-workers. Despite threats from the management and disapproval of her husband, Shimu is determined to go on. Together the women must fight and find a way.

Directed by Rubaiyat Hossain, in Bengali with english subtitles. 95 mins.