Made in Bangladesh
CAST: Rikita Nandini Shimu, Novera Rahman, Parvin Paru DIRECTOR: Rubaiyat Hossain VIRTUAL SCREENING ROOM | CLOSES 10/11
A textile worker fights for employee rights after a co-worker is killed in a fire at her factory. 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.
As a look behind that T-shirt you just bought on sale for $9.99 at The Gap, and the human labor, sweat and suffering that went into it, this... definitely deserves wider attention.Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter
Made in Bangladesh finds urgency and compassion in its plea for basic human rights for all in the workplace.Courtney Small, Cinema Axis