films – Cinema Akil


WAREHOUSE 68, ALSERKAL AVENUE
AL QUOZ INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
DUBAI, UAE

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A MAID FOR EACH
DIRECTED BY
Maher Abi Samra
United Arab Emirates | 13+ | 67 mins | Documentary | Arabic
Venue

Domestic work is a real market in Lebanon, segmented according to the national and ethnic origins of the workers and in which the Lebanese employer is master and the worker the property. Zein owns a domestic worker agency in Beirut. He arranges for Asian and African women to work in Lebanese households and assists his clients in choosing “mail-order” housemaids that will best suit their needs. Advertisement, justice, police are on his side. He decides to open his agency for us.