'HOLD ME DOWN'

Swedish Narrative Short Film - Directed By Niclas Gillis

WORLD WIDE ONLINE RELEASE

 

Based on true events, Hold Me Down depicts a day in the life of a 19-year-old single mother who works as a stripper at an illegal nightclub to support her child in the South Bronx. It is filmed in the locations where the events depicted actually occurred; in the Mott Haven Housing Projects and in an actual brothel, and features a cast of non-actors / women survivors of sexual exploitation and domestic violence. To volunteer or get help, visit www.projectrousseau.org www.holdmedown.org

 
 
 

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