Films

Not For Sale II: Join The Fight – 2010 (updated version of Not For Sale: The Documentary)

Not For Sale II: Join The Fight – 2010 (updated version of Not For Sale: The Documentary)

From the Not For Sale Film website “Based on the book Not For Sale by David Batstone, covers what modern-day abolitionists are doing to fight the rampant terrors of human trafficking in the US and abroad. Traveling over 120,000 miles…

Nefarious Documentary Trilogy

Nefarious Documentary Trilogy

• Nefarious I – Merchant of Souls, 2011. “Nefarious, Merchant of Souls, is a hard-hitting documentary that exposes the disturbing trends in modern sex slavery. From the very first scene, Nefarious ushers you into the nightmare of sex slavery that…

Maria Full of Grace – 2004, Catalina Sandino Moreno

Maria Full of Grace – 2004, Catalina Sandino Moreno

This film is more about drug trafficking than human trafficking, though the economic pressures and family & social dynamics are similar. Still, this Berlin and Sundance Film Festival award winner is powerful. • Here’s a description from New Line Cinema’s…

The Jammed – 2007, “Welcome to the best Australian film of the year” – Jim Schrembi, The Age

The Jammed – 2007, “Welcome to the best Australian film of the year” – Jim Schrembi, The Age

•  From The Jammed website “A young Melbourne woman, Ashley Hudson, reluctantly agrees to help a Chinese mother search for her missing daughter. Hooked on caffeine and bored with her job and loveless life, Ashley is unwittingly drawn into the…

Human Trafficking – 2005, Mira Sorvino, Donald Sutherland

Human Trafficking – 2005, Mira Sorvino, Donald Sutherland

•  IMDB info and cast – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0461872/fullcredits#cast •  From IMDB and Echo Bridge Home Entertainment When a sixteen-year-old girl from the Ukraine, a single mother from Russia, an orphaned seventeen-year-old girl from Romania, and a twelve-year-old American tourist become the…

Holly – 2006, Ron Livingston, Chris Penn, Thuy Nguyen, Priority Films (first of three in The K11 Project)

Holly – 2006, Ron Livingston, Chris Penn, Thuy Nguyen, Priority Films (first of three in The K11 Project)

•  Carl’s note: Holly is a fictional story, so it’s a little easier to stomach than some of the documentaries in this list. Also, Holly spares us from some of the raw brutality of human trafficking, though not all of…