Homebound

posted in: In Selection - Short Doco May 2022
Homebound
TitleHomebound
SynopsisTari longs to return home to Indonesia after more than 10 years working abroad in Taiwan. When the Covid-19 pandemic struck her plans unravel, revealing a lack of rights for vulnerable migrant workers and systemic misinformation.
Homebound is an intimate portrayal of a migrant worker’s experience abroad and is an urgent wake-up call for those who have contributed to a system that takes advantage of 1000s of women each year.
CreditDirector: Ismail Fahmi Lubis
Writer: Tari Sasha
Producer: Nick Calpakdjian, Mark Olsen
Film InformationGenre: Short Documentary
Length: 17 minutes
Country: Indonesia
Language: Indonesian, Mandarin Chinese
Screening InformationFri 10 June 11.30
Virtual screening available from Thursday to Friday, 11-17 June 2022