Dramatic film based on the life of anti-slavery pioneer William Wilberforce. Wilberforce was elected to the British House of Commons at the age of 21. Over the course of two decades he took on the English establishment and persuaded those in power to end the inhumane trade of slavery in the British Empire.
Mira Sorvino and Donald Sutherland star in this thrilling movie that traces the routes of several women and children as they are bought and sold by international traffickers. This dramatic film illustrates several forms of human trafficking, particularly the sexual exploitation of women and young children. It captures the stories of victims, perpetrators, and those working to stop trafficking. Law enforcement agencies, such as Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), as well as non-governmental organizations, are featured in this suspenseful tale.
A compelling documentary, Cargo: Innocence Lost, unveils the dark underworld of sex trafficking through compelling interviews with some of the country’s top officials on the subject, victims’ advocates and victims themselves, who were rescued in Texas. The film explores how the business of sex trafficking has become a $9 billion dollar a year industry and why it still remains a shrouded crime in our nation.
Shot on location in the brothels and alleyways of Phnom Penh, “Holly”, opens your eyes to the seedy world of sex trafficking in Cambodia. The film follows Holly (Thuy Nguyen) a 12-year-old Vietnamese girl, sold by her parents, and now highly valued for her virginity. By chance card shark and American ex-pat (Ron Livingston) and Holly meet and he resolves to save her from a horrific fate.
A one-hour investigative documentary exposes the painful, rarely seen human side of illegal immigration – including the growing black market trade in human beings.
FRONTLINE presents a unique hidden camera documentary look at this world of sexual slavery and also follows the remarkable journey of one man determined to find his trafficked wife by posing as a trafficker himself to buy back her freedom. 60 minutes.
Dateline’s Chris Hansen reports on the illegal sex industry that victimizes Cambodian children as young as 5 years old, and the efforts to stop it. Dateline ventured into this dark place, where sexual predators can gain access to terrified children for a handful of cash. How could this be happening? And how can it be stopped?
Traces the lives children in the Red Light district of India. The filmmaker, a New York based photographer, teaches photography to the children enabling them to document their life. Winner of the 2005 Academy Award for Best Documentary Film.