REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN: MADE IN BANGLADESH & SHE HAD A DREAM
MADE IN BANGLADESH
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.
By Rubaiyat Hossain, Bangladesh/France/Denmark/Portugal, 2019, 95min, social drama, English & Bengali w/English subtitles
WINNER, Public Award Best Film Directed by a Woman of Color ADIFF 2019.
Ghofrane, 25, is a young Black Tunisian woman. A committed activist who speaks her mind, she embodies Tunisia’s current political upheaval. As a victim of racial discrimination, Ghofrane decides to go into politics. In its own unique way, this documentary sheds light on the place of women and Black people in Tunisia’s changing society.
By Raja Amari, Tunisia, 2020, 90min, documentary, Arabic and French w/English subtitles.
WINNER, Public Award Best Film Directed by a Woman of Color ADIFF 2021.