Joy

  •   Sudabeh Mortezai
  •   Austria
  •   International Feature Competition, Spotlight: Women in Cinema
  •   Drama, Political, Women's Experiences

Synopsis

In this lucid social drama, a young Nigerian woman finds herself caught in the vicious cycle of sex trafficking. Having worked the streets for years, Joy has almost paid off her debt to “Madame.” When she is charged with supervising Precious, a newbie teenage girl who is not ready to accept her fate, Joy begins to see the exploitation for what it is and is inspired to take action.

  •  English, German with subtitles
  •  102 minutes

Screenings

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Sponsors

International Competition Patron

John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation

Women in Cinema Program Sponsor

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Women in Cinema Program Patron

Jeanne Randall Malkin Family Foundation

Cultural Partner

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