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Workers Unite Film Festival: NY Taxi Workers Alliance HQ
May 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Workers Unite Film Festival presents an evening of film, and activism with screenings and discussions of:
Ladies Only – With the rise of sexual assault against women as they travel throughout India, an enterprising group of women set up an all-female-driver taxi company that will only accept women as passengers. Getting where you’re going without getting harassed. That’s what’s driving a new generation of Indian women to become taxi drivers. Enter their world as they negotiate New Delhi’s divided public transport spaces. (2016, 31 Min)
Workers Voices: Sramik Awaaz – Bangladeshi Garment Workers Organize – Law@theMargins Editor Chaumtoli Huq and documentary filmmaker Mohammad Romel are collaborating on a documentary on the labor movement in Bangladesh. The documentary aims to highlight the organizing efforts in the garment industry, efforts by workers to educate others on their trade union rights and in developing female leadership, as well as ways allies abroad can show solidarity. (2016, 1 hr 3 min)
Discussion with filmmakers to follow. Purchase your tickets today: www.workersunitefilmfestival.org