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Listen O friends videorecordingAilo Bailo Sailo produced by Majlis ; direced by Madhusree Dutta

By: Dutta, Madhusree.
Contributor(s): Dutta, Madhusree | Sanlaap (Organization).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Bombay Madhusree Dutta c1999Description: 1 videodisc (13 min.) sd., col 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): childhood -- India | gender -- India | journey -- India | trafficking -- India | rights -- IndiaGenre/Form: Documentary -- FeatureDDC classification: 782.254
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Constructed as a folk musical, this short film journeys into rural Bengal to engage with the social phenomenon that endorses and sustains trafficking. Less educated, homely girls are married off to unknown men from distant Calcutta by parents feeling burdened by her emerging sexuality. Or adolescent girls are sent off with less known relatives to earn money for the household. Many of these girls fall into various cycles of violence, especially sex trade. The film advocates better understanding of girl children – their sexuality, productive potential and their need for constructive nurturing.
Awards: Premiered at BBC short film festival; Winner of the IDPA (Indian Documentary Producers’ Association) Award.
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Camera, Avijit Mukul Kishore ; editing, Shyamal Karmakar ; sound, P.D. Valson

Constructed as a folk musical, this short film journeys into rural Bengal to engage with the social phenomenon that endorses and sustains trafficking. Less educated, homely girls are married off to unknown men from distant Calcutta by parents feeling burdened by her emerging sexuality. Or adolescent girls are sent off with less known relatives to earn money for the household. Many of these girls fall into various cycles of violence, especially sex trade. The film advocates better understanding of girl children – their sexuality, productive potential and their need for constructive nurturing.

DVD ; PAL.

In English and Hindi with English subtitles.

Premiered at BBC short film festival;
Winner of the IDPA (Indian Documentary Producers’ Association) Award.

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