The Price of Cheap tells the stories of modern slaves in textiles manufacturing supply chains and the brave individuals fighting on the ground against immeasurable odds to help them. We follow a man named Joseph Raj, who runs an organization called T.E.S.T. (Trust for Education and Social Transformation) in Tamil Nadu, India as he goes on raids to rescue underage children from unsafe and labour intensive factories. We hear from the survivors he has helped rescue, hear of their horrific experiences, and desire for education and change.
An video essay about Hans Christian Andersen's "The Fir Tree," the saddest Christmas story every written.
When you see a woman spreading clothes, have you ever thought about what's going on in her head? Nina is a housewife and washes the clothes by hand. The public dryer in front of the block is her only place of refuge.
The film focuses on the idea of love in India where love is inherited to us by Bollywood songs, spun around mythological tales, valentine‟s day celebration, Chetan Bhagat‟s novels etc but falling in love is still fraught with problems of acceptance as taboos around “love” are still intact.
After losing his wife, a man ventures into the abyss to find love again. Down to Earth is a story of a man’s second chance at love after the loss of his wife is paralleled by a visually poetic story of an unlikely bond between a lonely astronaut and a deep sea diver washed ashore.
A TRUE STORY, A TALE OF VIOLENCE, HUMAN TRAFFIC, SOCIAL STIGMA.
Eighty-two-year-old Firouzeh is not afraid of hard work. From dawn to dusk, the fiercely independent herder takes care of her beloved cows in the mountains of Northern Iran, without any access to electricity, gas or phone. Married at a young age to an older man, she's long been a widow, and none of her 11 children ever come to visit. But she enjoys her solitary life in harmony with nature, and won't hear the well-meaning advice from nearby villagers that it's maybe time to retire.
Fresh from release, Kevin travels to the highlands to visit a childhood best friend he hasn't seen or spoken to in years. Haunted by the one sorry mistake that changed everything, Kevin's reality is thrown into turmoil as he looks for forgiveness but is it too late to rewrite the future? Forgiveness may come from within or from a place no-one expects.
A sorry story of how friendship can be impacted by a single fateful event and how trauma can influence our lives and our mental health.
Inspired by poet Emily Dickinson, Bayou Cirque is an ethnography of practice where perfomers seek the original spirit of the circus: to do what others cannot do.
Former astronauts reflect on their experiences, sharing their wisdom to offer fresh perspectives on confinement and isolation.