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Saturday, October 6 • 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Money Over Rights? The International Fight for Quality Working Conditions: The Sweatshop (12 min), Carriere (13min), A Little Revolution (59min)

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THE SWEATSHOP (12MIN, USA)
DIRECTOR: CHIN TANGSAKULSATHAPORN
WORLD PREMIERE

The story about Lee (7, boy) and Mimi (11 girl) who struggle with their imprisonment in an illegal sweatshop and hope for a way out. Ahong (the sweatshop owner) confines the group of children workers in a depressed basement. When Lee finally discovers a chance to get away, he will make a decision that could change both of their futures forever.

Trailer: http://vimeo.com/46211315

 

CARRIERE (13MIN, BELGIUM)
DIRECTOR: GUIDO DE CRAENE
WORLD PREMIERE

A CEO of a multinational has a particular way to decide which one of his employees can save his/her job. He thinks of himself as a Roman emperor who rules over life or death, as in an arena.

 

A LITTLE REVOLUTION- A STORY OF SUICIDES AND DREAMS (59MIN, INDIA)
DIRECTOR: HARPREET KAUR
CHICAGO PREMIERE

A Little Revolution- A Story of Suicides and Dreams, follows the remarkable journey of filmmaker Harpreet Kaur, who travels from the rural villages of Punjab to the capital of India with children of farmers, who've committed suicide. She confronts the government's highest officials with the hope that they will understand the effects of their policies and avail the opportunity to help these children.

 

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7sDBLDdk_Q


Saturday October 6, 2012 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Showplace Icon Theater 150 West Roosevelt Road. Chicago, IL.
  • Theater Theater 2

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