Accompanied by his ailing mother, Lutchmedial takes us on a very personal journey to bridge the gap between his heritage in Bangladesh and his life in Canada. He connects his politics with his humanity, and weaves together a story that is both thought provoking and touching.
Starting from the opening scene My Cultural Divide questions the logic of the hardcore political activist, and wonders aloud whether ethical consuming actually does anything good for the workers behind the machines. Because of family connections director Faisal Lutchmedial makes his way into some of the worst factories in Bangladesh, and talks frankly with the workers inside about their job and living conditions.
This documentary has been made available on the internet under a Attribution Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Canada license through the Creative Commons. Please encourage others to watch and discuss this important topic, and feel free to visit the film's website: lutchmedial.ca/wp/my-cultural-divide/
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