Niclas Gillis: Hold Me Down in the South Bronx

 

Most people understand that women are exploited throughout the world but we rarely put a face on people who go through this. One short film we came across decided to bring this reality to light. Niclas Gillis' "Hold Me Down" tells the story of a 19-year-old single mother who supports her child at an illegal South Bronx nightclub. Employing women from the Bronx and real-life places with a past, the film explores just what these women go through. We interviewed the director...

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