16:30 Door opening 

17:00 projection 

18:30 discussion about the working conditions of domestic workers

Drinks will be offered afterwards by the Collectif Féministe de Meyrin

AsiaWomenLabour

Saturday 7 March

17:00

Aula de l'école des Vergers (Meyrin)

cancelled

In Partnership with the Collectif Féministe de Meyrin

Speakers

Silvia Marino Mamani

Camille Stauffer Trade union secretary, SIT

Moderated by

Coline De Senarclens Gender expert and radio columnist

Competition - Creative documentary

Overseas

by Sung-A Yoon

How should you set up a table for dinner? How should you wash a baby? What can you do when your boss tries to rape you? Every year, 200,000 Filipino women pass through specialized training centres before leaving to work as domestic servants in New York, Dubai or Geneva. They go through a series of role-playing games, changing the scenario every day. This film gives a face to these invisible women, and captures their vibrant testimonies, where fear and excitement are mixed with sadness at the idea of leaving their own children. A documentary gem which interrogates the meaning of “work” today and pays tribute to these overwhelmingly brave women.

  • Section: Competition - Creative documentary
  • Original language: English & Tagalog
  • Subtitles: English & French

AsiaWomenLabour


Director(s)

Sung-A Yoon

Producers

  • Quentin Laurent
  • Isabelle Truc

World sales

  • Cat & Docs

Distributor

  • Catherine Le Clef

Duration

90'

Year

2019

Production country

Belgium & France


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