30.09. - 09.10.2021

Jungle Sisters United Kingdom 2015 | 78 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Chloe Ruthven

CHLOE RUTHVEN studied at St. Martin’s School of Arts and worked for several years as a painter before turning to video art and then documentary film. Besides her work as an artist, she is also active in education, realizing film projects with young people.

rated for 0 + years
In 2008, the Indian government set up a programme to integrate 500 million untrained workers from rural areas into the booming industrial sector in the cities. Orlanda, sister of the British director Chloe Ruthven, is recruiting a workforce for the textile industry to produce clothing on behalf of big international brands. She is convinced that the workers, mostly young girls, have a better chance here than in the poor country areas they come from. Her sister doesn't share this opinion. She accompanies Bhanu and Buntu, friends from the same village who come to the city to join this huge army of workers. Their experiences in the brands' "training centres" and factories don't support Orlanda's hope of emancipation for the women through access to industrial work.
Original title: Jungle Sisters
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: English, Hindi
Section: Veto!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Chloe Ruthven
Screenplay: Chloe Ruthven
Producer: Chloe Ruthven, Mike Lerner, Martin Herring
Director of Photography: Chloe Ruthven
Music: Simon Russell
Production Design:
Editor: John Mister
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: HDCam
German Distributor:
World Sales: Taskovski Films
Production: Roast Beef Productions
Contact: Aleksandra Derewienko, Taskovski Films:


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