september, 2020

thu17sepAll Daywed30FeaturedIU Cinema: Made in BangladeshDirected by Rubaiyat Hossain(All Day) Event Organized By: Indiana University Cinema Country:USA,Virtual

Event Details

ABOUT MADE IN BANGLADESH (2019)

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 ScopeMade 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.

Time

september 17 (Thursday) - 30 (Wednesday)

Organizer

Indiana University Cinema 1213 E. Seventh Street Bloomington, IN 47405 USA

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