HOLD ME DOWN

Niclas Gillis - United States, Sweden
2016 — Fiction — English subtitles — niclasgillis@gmail.com

A day in the life of a 19-year-old single mother in the Bronx who works as a stripper at an illegal nightclub to support her child. Inspired by the real-life experiences of Unique Adams, it is filmed in real locations, produced with the participation of the local community and stars only untrained actors. A window into a life lead by millions of women in the shadows of mainstream America.

The film is screened in the following programmes