Sewing Sisters
미싱타는 여자들: 전태일의 누이들

Director: Hyukrae Lee, Jungyoung Kim

Release Date: 2020

In the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s, many young women flocked from the countryside to Seoul seeking work in the burgeoning garment industry and at the sewing factories of Pyeonghwa Market. They worked and lived in squalor and were brutally exploited; many suffered from starvation and were unable to access education. They became politicised and started to organise, struggling for the impr...