The City of Others - By Roser CorellaThe Female Directors Documentary Competition

Almost daily a steady stream of young girls queues up at Addis Ababa and Dhaka international airport, destination Beirut. all long for a new life abroad with promises of high wages and a good job. Yet for most that dream becomes a nightmare as they forced into prostitution or a slave-like existence as housemaids working 20 hour days without pay. A thought-provoking look of the exploitative working conditions for migrant domestic workers hired under the Kafala system in Lebanon.

Duration :

12 min

Available :

From 08/02/2022 to 07/06/2023

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage