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48 hour rental available for $10
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Shimu fled her village as a child when her stepmother threatened to marry her off to a middle-aged man. Now 23 and living in the capital, she works grueling hours for paltry sums at a textile factory while her husband searches for work.
Director: Rubaiyat Hossain
Writers: Rubaiyat Hossain, Philippe Barrière (co-writer)
Stars: Rikita Nandini Shimu, Novera Rahman, Parvin Paru
Bengali with English Subtitles
Join us on Tuesday, September 1 at 9:30 pm for a LIVE CONVERSATION with MADE IN BANGLADESH director, Rubaiyat Hossain;
activist and union leader Daliya Akter, and actors Shimu Rikita Nandini and Novera Ahmed!
The conversation will be hosted by Cat Kim, Associate Director at the Cinema Art Center in collaboration with MADE IN BANGLADESH distributor ArtMattan Films.
“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.”
~ Dana Reinoos, Cinema Scope