Indentured investigates the living conditions of South Asian laborers working on U.S. military bases in Iraq. Testimonials are presented along side the U.S. government’s guidelines to define human trafficking, which suggest that large-scale labor abuses are happening inside U.S. bases in Iraq.
Public and Festival screenings:
United Nations Film Festival, Stanford University House Armed Services Committee, House of Representatives, Washington D.C. San Sebastian Human Rights Film Fest, San Sebastian, Spain U.S. Pentagon, Trafficking in Persons Workshop, Washington D.C. Unspoken Human Rights Film Fest, Utica, NY Observer Research Foundation, Labor Trafficking Conference, Mumbai, India Human Rights International Film Fest, Mexico City, Mexico
THE ORPHANS, 19 MIN FICTION
A letter arrives from Germany; Mindaugas has died. To fulfill his last requests Ervinas and Romas travel across E. Europe from Lithuania to Berlin on a quest to pay their respects. In Berlin they investigate the Berlin wall, meet a belly dancer and survey the staggering modernity of the West. As their search for the grave becomes futile, old secrets emerge that reveal the truth about their motivations and relationship with Mindaugas.
Screenings: Museum of Modern Art, NYC Centre Pompidou, Paris Los Angeles Int. Film Fest. Calgary Int. Film Fest Munich Int. Student Film Fest Viennale Film Fest, Vienna Skalvija Theater, Vilnius, Lithuania