“Behind Closed Doors” – Trailer
A documentary on domestic workers in New York City – a Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism masters project – which includes an interview with Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund’s Ivy Suriyopas. Produced, directed, and written by Pracheta Sharma & Jessica Hopper.
“From Stand in Long Island Slavery Case, a Snapshot of a Hidden U.S. Problem,” By Paul Vitello, The New York Times, 12.3.07
“‘Who would do this to another human being?’ said Suzanne Tomatore, director of the Immigrant Women and Children Project of the New York City Bar Association, which has assisted dozens of migrant domestic servants. ‘All kinds of people. Doctors, lawyers, professionals, business people, diplomats — the only thing the employers have in common as a group is they all have the resources to pay someone a fair wage, but they choose not to.’”