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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.

English & Bengali w/ English subtitles

VIRTUAL Q & A – Recorded On Tuesday, September 1 

A LIVE CONVERSATION with MADE IN BANGLADESH director, Rubaiyat Hossain; activist and union leader Daliya Akter, and actors Shimu Rikita Nandini and Novera Ahmed! The conversation was hosted by Cat Kim, Associate Director at the Cinema Art Center in collaboration with MADE IN BANGLADESH distributor ArtMattan Films.


  • Year
  • Runtime
    95 minutes
  • Language
    Bengali, English
  • Country
  • Rating
  • Director
    Rubaiyat Hossain
  • Screenwriter
    Rubaiyat Hossain, Philippe Barrière
  • Cast
    Rikita Nandini Shimu, Novera Rahman, Parvin Paru