Film southasia

"Festival of southasian documentries"

Rope

Directed by Yasmine Kabir | |

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Synopsis

Continuing a tradition that goes back centuries, children are employed as rope-makers in old town, Dhaka, to make rope from jute fibres. They twist, tie, knot and weave from early morning till nightfall.

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Yasmine Kabir is an independent filmmaker from Bangladesh, who lives and works in Dhaka and Chittagong. Her filmography includes Death Chant, A Day at the Embassy, For Solaiman, Duhshomoy (A Mother’s Lament), Porobashi Mon Amar (My Migrant Soul), Shadhinota (A Certain Liberation), Shesh Kritto (The Last Rites) and Tazreen.

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