Carracedo and Bahar hope that their documentary film gives viewers the chance to experience the lives of garment workers and to better understand what they face in the sweatshops of L.A.
Three Latina immigrants working in Los Angeles sweatshops embark on a three-year odyssey to win basic labor protections from a trendy clothing retailer.
Lupe visits the Museum of Immigration on Ellis Island and learns about the history of immigration and sweatshops in America.
Workers who make clothes for Forever 21 talk about the sub-minimum wage pay and the poor working conditions.
Garment workers announce a lawsuit against a clothing retailer, demanding unpaid minimum wages.
An organizer builds a "Pyramid of Power" to illustrate how workers can gain power by being united.
A Mexican immigrant and garment worker talks about the working conditions in the garment factory.