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2018 Asian American International Film Festival


Directed by Shraysi Tandon

DOCUMENTARIES / Indonesia, Ghana, China, India, USA / Documentary / 80 mins / English / New York City Premiere


Village East Cinema
July 27, 2018 8:00 pm Not Available


Q&A to follow with filmmakers

Shot in 6 countries including the U.S, India, Indonesia, Ghana, Hong Kong and China. INVISIBLE HANDS is a harrowing account of children as young as 6 years old making the products we buy and consume everyday. A modern day slavery system quietly supported by some of the world’s biggest corporate giants. The film also shows chilling undercover footage of children being sold like animals by a child trafficker. The film marks the directorial debut of journalist Shraysi Tandon and is produced by Academy award winning filmmaker Charles Ferguson.



Post Screening Panelists:

Shraysi Tandon, Director

Wynton, Moderator

Tickets to Screening:

$16 General
$12 Student/Senior

Screening made possible by: Bangladesh Circle, Project by Project, Asian American Journalists Association – NY Chapter, American India Foundation NY Young Professionals

Director's Bio

Shraysi Tandon is a New York-based film director who made her directorial debut with the feature documentary INVISIBLE HANDS. Prior to filmmaking, Shraysi was a journalist and worked as a news reporter for networks such as Bloomberg TV, CCTV America, and ABC News. Tandon is on the advisory board of the American India Foundation, one of the largest Indian NGOs, and is also on the board of the youth filmmaking nonprofit Reel Works.


Director: Shraysi Tandon
Producer: Charles Ferguson
Editor: Chad Beck
Composer: Sofia Hultquist

Dates & Times


Village East Cinema
July 27, 2018 8:00 pm Not Available