Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts

The Backstreet Workshop

Six young fashion lovers swap shopping for the factories and backstreet workshops of India to learn how the clothes they wear are manufactured. They travel to West Delhi to live and work alongside the migrant tailors of a backstreet workshop, entering a world where the workers can spend up to 15 hours a day at their sewing machines, earn less than 20 cents per garment and must then sleep on the factory floor next to their fellow workers and their machines.

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The Backstreet Workshop

Six young fashion lovers swap shopping for the factories and backstreet workshops of India to learn how the clothes they wear are manufactured. They travel to West Delhi to live and work alongside the migrant tailors of a backstreet workshop, entering a world where the workers can spend up to 15 hours a day at their sewing machines, earn less than 20 cents per garment and must then sleep on the factory floor next to their fellow workers and their machines.

  • 2017-11-21T01:00:00-08:00
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Cotton Mill

Six young fashion lovers swap shopping for the factories and backstreet workshops of India to learn how the clothes they wear are manufactured. They join the thousands of poverty-stricken migrant laborers who head deep into the Indian countryside to work on the annual cotton harvest. The six-hour, third-class train journey and life in the mill prove to be the group's most physically demanding challenges yet.