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Made in Bangladesh

Rubaiyat Hossain

France, Bangladesh, Denmark, Portugal | 2019 | Genre: Drama | running time: 90’

"It is not a movie only for the women in Bangladesh. It is not a movie just for female workers. It is a movie for every woman in the world."
Bidita Zaman - High On Films

TFL Awards

TFL Audience Design Fund 2018 (€ 40.000)
with the support of the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union

festivals & awards

Contemporary World Cinema, Toronto International Film Festival 2019

synopsis

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.

info

Made in Bangladesh
genre

Drama

country

France, Bangladesh, Denmark, Portugal

running time

90’

produced by

Les Films de l’Après-Midi – France
Khona Talkies – Bangladesh

in co-production with

Beofilm – Denmark
Midas Filmes – Portugal

directed by

Rubaiyat Hossain

written by

Rubaiyat Hossain, Philippe Barrière

sales

Pyramide International

A young ready-made-garment worker gets involved with workers’ union and fights the sweatshop factory owner, while facing her husband’s restrictive ideology at home.
TFL Awards

TFL Audience Design Fund 2018

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Rubaiyat Hossain

Film Director