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MADE IN BANGLADESH

Directed by Rubaiyat Hossain

Bangladesh, 2020, 1h 35min, Bengali

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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 at a textile factory for paltry sums while her husband searches for work. She decides to start a union with her co-workers, despite threats from the management and the disapproval of her husband. Together, the women working in the factory must fight and find a way.

REVIEW

“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, [MADE IN BANGLADESH] definitely deserves wider attention.” – Hollywood Reporter

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