Coming out of the shadows
Ilda and Omar left Bolivia with their four children to work in São Paulo. The family was then subjected to degrading conditions of labor in a sewing workshop.
The documentary highlights the challenges faced by immigrants after leaving the workplace where they were exploited. In this case, leaving a bad job means not only the lack of income but also the absence of a place to live. The production shows the immigrant’s process of integration into Brazilian society after a situation of violation and their gradual conquest of social rights.