A team of ice agents, led by rookie kate morozov mira sorvino, mighty aphrodite and boss bill meehan donald sutherland, the hunger games, plans to quash a ring of traffickers who use violence to profit from the exploitation of underage girls. The film was written, produced, and directed by robert bilheimer, who had been asked to make the film by antonio maria costa, executive director of the united nations office on drugs and crime. The trap investigates how prisons and jails across the united states have become recruiting grounds for human traffickers, who are targeting incarcerated women and trafficking them out of. Trafficking dubai uae uncensored documentary youtube. The film exposes the criminal network that exploits the minors, the company that profits off of them, and the u. Many freed slaves end up getting rich and became slaves owners. The wapo might have missed it since they dont know much about history but slavery was abolished in december 1865 with the thirteenth amendment. Apr 15, 2016 the subject of human trafficking is a serious and timely subject. I think that it is easy for us as american citizens to believe that we live in a perfect country, and that human trafficking of men, women and children only happens in other countries. Rent slavery and the making of america 2004 starring morgan freeman on dvd and bluray. History of slavery in america 1615 1619 the first enslaved africans arrive in virginia.
In this story inspired by real characters, three girls from america, nigeria and india are trafficked through an elaborate global. Playground, a documentary on human trafficking in america. A story from the deep north filmmaker katrina browne discovers that her new england ancestors were the largest slavetrading family in u. This film shows all the types of slavery that exist in the world today with true stories of survivors. This doc uncovers detained immigrant teens released to traffickers. Compelling book of 5 true stories of american children sex trafficked in the u.
There are more people living as slaves today than at any other point in human history, with estimates of 1227 million men, women, and children who are enslaved. Merchant of souls human trafficking documentary full. Additional support for trafficked in america was provided by the international documentary association, the ford foundation and the fund for investigative journalism. Newark, new jersey cnn they arrived in the united states from west africa, young girls held against their will and forced to work for hours on end. I gave this movie 5 stars due to the effort to try to educate any audience. Sep 26, 2017 sex slavery in america documentary 2017 sex trafficked in the usa. The men of atalissa is a documentary film by and the new york. As more women were being trafficked from foreign countries, the us began. I was surprised at the number of people who are trafficked in the u. Here in america, our teens go missing every day and are sold to highpaying customers who are looking or young girls. Feb 05, 2020 slavery and the making of america this program examines the history of slavery in the united states and the role it played in shaping the new countrys development. Trafficking is just one aspect of whats considered modern slavery. Modern slaves are engaged in forced sex work, forced labor, debt bondage and domestic.
But the 225,000 trafficking victims the united nations has identified since 2003 are likely only a small part of the full picture. Slavery in america album jpc155 jackdaw photo collections each consist of twelve, extralarge, 17 x 22, blackandwhite photographs illustrating an important historical subject. Trafficked in america tells the story of a group of teenagers from guatemala who are forced to work against their will at an ohio egg farm. Slavery africanamerican documentary films on dvd in the. Lifetimes stolen from the suburbs sounds like it could be ripped from the msnbc documentary that premiered a few years back called sex slaves in the suburbs. What are some movies and documentaries to learn about the. This documentary is very good and as educational as it is fun. Executive produced and narrated by natalie grant, in plain sight is an inspiring documentary in cooperation with hope for justice capturing stories of hope and freedom rising out of the darkness of sex trafficking and sexual slavery. On may 28 2016, in nairobi, flight ms849 arrives in kenya. The sex trafficking of america s children on indiegogo.
Trafficked in america international documentary association. Slavery in america this was an interesting story, although i didnt realize that such demeaning activities were being conducted under our very noses. Mudan soon befriends another young girl in the brothel, and starts dreaming of a better life with her mother in america. Slavery and the making of america top documentary films. A very modern slavery penny was almost 29 when she was trafficked from rwanda to the uk, tricked into believing she could start a new life. With natalie morales, bruce carr, lilly samad, heidi tawfik. A young asian girl, mudan, is forced into modern day slavery by a brutal child brothel owner. Government statistics indicate that 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year, of which 80% are female and half are children. What follows is a list of powerful documentaries exploring black history and culture in america. Trafficked in america tells the story of guatemalan teenagers who were. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started.
Kevin bales, author of numerous books on modern slavery, recommended this documentary by free the slaves in his comment on one of my posts. Join the largest anti slavery movement in the world. On board is a woman returning home from her job as a maid in jordan. Across the globe, for those living below the poverty line, america symbolizes the land of hope and economic promise. Trafficked in america watch s2018 e9 frontline pbs. From the films home page finding home is a unique documentary about trafficking, as the stories go far beyond the actual trafficking experiences. Merchant of souls is a hardhitting documentary that exposes the.
From the kafala system to child trafficking in india, this bbc season shines a light. The documentary goes inside the major 2014 labor trafficking case involving the guatemalan teens, who were forced by a thirdparty contractor to work against their will at trillium farms in ohio. America s history of slavery began long before jamestown. This video series will expose some of these operations bringing these sick crimes out of the darkness and into the light. Free slaves sometimes end up worse than slaves though. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. Documentary films about slavery in the united states. The truth about sex trafficking in america takes viewers on a heartbreaking expose of modernday slavery of 27 million people. In this story inspired by real characters, three girls from america, nigeria and india are trafficked through an elaborate global network and enslaved in a texas brothel, and must together attempt a daring escape to reclaim their freedom. Slavery may always be with us until jesus comes back to slay the dragon but. Slavery in the united states was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of africans and african americans, that existed in the united states of america from the beginning of the nation in 1776 until passage of the thirteenth amendment in 1865. Instead, she ended up trapped in a small flat in southwest london.
Revisit americas arduous journey through slavery with this special collection of videos and webexclusive features by trusted producers across pbs. The first step to stopping this cycle of exploitation, though, experts say, is to help male victims tell their stories and warn others of similar risks. Slavery boston public library research library copy is included within a boundwith volume of various pamphlets, meeting reports, speeches, and other assorted works from the 19th century abolitionist movement in the united states and great britain. Her family was a part of a group who sexually abused her as a child, and after growing up in the world of child pornography, she was forced into sex trafficking. Not my life is a 2011 american independent documentary film about human trafficking and contemporary slavery. The fight to end human trafficking looks at underage victims of sex trafficking and what can be done to help them. Separating fact from myth on juneteenth, the day that commemorates the ending of slavery in the us, a historian dispels myths about the peculiar institution of slavery. Aug 18, 2015 some interesting facts about slavery in brazil. State department, meanwhile, lists costa rica as a source and destination country for trafficked women, as well as a transit point for women trafficked from the southern hemisphere and.
The film exposes slavery in the rugmaking sector of northwest india, the cocoa plantations in the ivory coast, and even the home of a world bank official in washington, d. Playground, written and directed by libby spears, reveals that human trafficking is as much a problem in the united states as it is globally. Documentary on how slavery dominated america full documentary. Human trafficking sex slave america survivor sad story. It goes to harris county, texas, and follows the police as they break up a prostitution ring using trafficked korean woman.
Instead of being safely settled, they were brought to ohio, and forced to live and work in virtual slavery to pay off their debts. Inside the hidden reality of labor trafficking in america. S constitution states that congress may not ban the slave trade until 1808. Join rabbis for human rightsnorth americas campaign against slavery and human trafficking. The male face of sexual slavery ozy a modern media company. Sex trafficking in the united states is a form of human trafficking which involves reproductive slavery or commercial sexual exploitation as it occurs in the united states. Slavery and the making of america is a fourpart series documenting the history of american slavery from its beginnings in the british colonies to its end in the southern states and the years of postcivil war reconstruction. Immediately, i thought i never heard of it used in this type. Inside the hidden reality of labor trafficking in america trafficked. Msnbc investigates human trafficking in the united states.
Sex slavery in america documentary 2017 sextrafficked in. Best labor trafficking documentaries end slavery now. Cultural criminology documentary human trafficking modern slavery popular criminology trafficker true crime. But theres no comparing that fictionalized account to this documentary, which offers both heartbreaking witness. Across the globe, for those living below the poverty line, america symbolizes the land of. A season of groundbreaking films about slavery in the modern age. Sep 14, 2015 cnn s sara sidner introduces us to women whove been tattooed by their traffickers, as a way to show ownership in the lucrative business of sex trafficking. Small, personal stories of slavery are woven together to tell the larger story of slavery in the global economy.754 1160 302 602 1462 1105 1356 264 1092 1370 1181 1168 167 1234 396 4 1028 669 1029 453 1161 137 930 70 730 284 406 667 36 1243 1191 649 338 946 1149 23 263 1301 1176 900 183 401 12 155 1204 653 879 1387 1458