Kavi, A Realistic Account of Forced Child Labor

In the genre of  Slum Dog Millionaire, Kavi is a short film written-directed and produced by Gregg Helvey focusing on the problem of child labour in India. It was nominated for Oscar in 2010. Its a 19-minute fictional account of a young boy who wants to escape from the brick kiln where he is forced to work as a modern-day slave.  Kavi was the first fictional film of its kind to expose the reality of bonded labor, a form of modern slavery.

Enjoy the Kavi preview here.

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