Title: So Great a Violence:
Title: So Great a Violence:
Title: Trading Women
Director: David A. Feingold
Studio/Company: Ophidian Films
Length: 77 min.
Brief Description: Narrated by Angelina Jolie, this film documents the sex trafficking trade in China, Thailand, and Burma, depicted as not just a local, but international problem.
Title: Trafficking, Migration and HIV/AIDS
Director: Abha Dayal and Puneet Tandon
Brief Description: In the South Asian scenario HIV/AIDS presents one of the major development challenges especially in the face of the extent of trafficking and migration across the borders which are exceptionally porous in India-Nepal and India -Bangladesh. Migration, trafficking and HIV/AIDS are symptoms of poverty and social inequity, gender inequality and human rights violations.
Title: Under the Tin Roof
Studio/Company: Center for Women and Development media
Brief Description: In this docu-drama, a young girl is al lured by a pimp with false promises of a better life in the city only to be trafficked across the borders and subjected to violence and drug for forcible induction to prostitution. This is her story of life in the brothel –one shown as one marked by daily physical abuse, beating, gang rape and psychological torment.
Title: Virgin Harvest/Children for Sale
Director: Charles Kiselyak
Studio/Company: Priority Films
Length: 112 min.
Brief Description: After decades of civil war, Cambodia’s proud ancient culture has been shattered and the family base has been broken. In this gap, a flourishing child trafficking industry has evolved. Childhood survivors tell their intimate and chilling stories with the sensitive help of two women who have risked their lives in order to fight the sex trade.
Title: Women on the Front Line: Nepal
Studio/Company: United Nations Population Fund media
Length: 21 min.
Brief Description: Women on the Frontline is a video documentary series, presented by Annie Lennox, that shines a light on violence against women and girls. The series takes the front to homes, villages and cities around the world where a largely unreported war against females is being waged.
Director: Luigi Acquisto
Studio/Company: Film Australia/SBS TV
Length: 60 min.
Brief Description: Trafficked tells the story of a former Australian Federal Police officer’s ongoing investigation into the fate of two young Thai girls trafficked to Australia: Nikki, a thirteen year old Thai girl found in a Sydney brothel in 1995, and, Phuongtong Simpalee, a 27 year old Thai woman who died in custody at the Villawood Detention centre in 2000.
Title: Friends of Orphans: Healing the Wounds of War
Studio/Company: Free the Slaves
Length: 9: 53 min.
Brief Description: Friends of Orphans (FRO) in northern Uganda is a lifeline for former child slaves who were abducted by The Lord
Title: Remote Sensing
Director: Ursual Biemann
Studio/Company: Women Make Movies
Length: 53 min.
Brief Description: The sex industry has become a business without borders. As sex industries expand, they seek out new global markets, and often new and younger victims. This video essay discusses the routes and reasons women travel across the globe for work in the sex industry.
Title: Say I Do
Director: Arlene Ami
Studio/Company: Red Storm Productions
Brief Description: “Say I Do” chronicles the stories of three