About the Film
Cecilia investigates the growing problem of child labour trafficking in India through its central characters - a 54 year old housekeeper and her employers. When the 14 year old daughter of Cecilia, the housekeeper, is trafficked and found dead in Delhi, her employers Pankaj and Sunaina decide to help her get justice. As the trio battle corruption at all levels, they find themselves navigating a complex network of cops, traffickers, judges, lawyers, villagers and family members.
UN Sustainable Development Goal #5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
Language: Hindi with English subtitles
Genre: Civil Rights
Cast & Credits
Director: Pankaj Johar
Producer: Pankaj Johar
Locations & Showtimes
Friday November 18 | 7:50PM
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JOHN WINTERDYK | PROFESSOR
John Winterdyk is a professor with Mount Royal University and has recently served as guest editor for a Special Issue on genocide for the International Criminal Justice Review Journal (2009: 19(2)). Also co-guest editor (with Philip Reichel) for a special issue on human trafficking for the European Journal of Criminology (2010), Professor Winterdyk also has a forthcoming special guest edited issue on human rights and the criminal justice system for the Pakistan Journal of Criminology (2013) and is a special guest edited issue on crime prevention for the International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (2013).