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.
African American Diaspora IFF (Public Award), Amiens IFF (Prix Special du Jury fiction, Prix du public), Torino FF (Interfedi Award), Tromso IFF (Norwegian Peace Film Award), Festival International de Film Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Prix d'interpretation feminine)
Nominations - Toronto IFF (Contemporary World Cinema Award - Best Film), Stockholm FF (Bronze Horse - Best Film),