The Cinema Arts Centre continues to provide online programming during our necessary shutdown to flatten the curve of COVID-19 infections and protect our community. While we cannot physically be together right now, it remains vital to our mission to keep our community connections strong and provide independent film and cultural programming in the virtual setting.
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MADE IN BANGLADESH – virtual screenings
August 28 - September 17
MADE IN BANGLADESH
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.
Make sure to join us for a free Q&A with the director of ‘Made in Bangladesh’, Rubaiyat Hossain, on Tuesday, September 1st at 9:30 pm ET! Click here to sign-up.
Our Partner for this program is the Domestic Harmony Foundation
Domestic Harmony Foundation (DHF) is a community based non-profit organization designed to empower survivors of domestic violence, largely from the under served South Asian, Middle Eastern and Muslim communities on Long Island, NY. Focusing on awareness, education and prevention activities, DHF breaks down shame, stigma and stereotypes; aiming to halt the inter-generational impact of abuse, we strive to promote safe spaces and healthy relationships in our commitment to the peaceful world we all envision.
DHF HELPLINE: 516-385-8292.
For more information about DHF, please visit their website and social media: www.dhfny.org | facebook, twitter & instagram: @domesticharmony