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    The Virgin Trade (2006)

    Filmmaker Stuart Kershaw embarks on a journey through Thailand’s red light districts to investigate the world’s largest sex industry. This exploration of international sex tourism turns expectation on its head, in an expedition that is as brutal in its honesty as it is unexpected in its conclusions. But who are the victims? Are parents […]

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    They Don’t just Dance (2016)

    In Afghanistan’s male-dominated society women face many restrictions. Among the many prohibitions, they are not allowed to go to parties or dance. That female social vacuum has led to an old tradition of “bachas” – dancing boys who dance in women’s clothes at men-only parties but the boy’s job description involves more than dancing. […]

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    Trapped – The underage sex industry in Malaysia (2014)

    A video documentary posted on YouTube has blown the lid off what its creator calls the Malaysian underage sex industry. Focusing mostly on downtown Kuala Lumpur’s red light districts in Bukit Bintang and Chow Kit, freelance video journalists Rian Maelzer and Mahi Ramakrishnan went in-depth to uncover the illicit business of human trafficking and […]

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    Very Young Girls (2007)

    Very Young Girls, whose title reflects the fact that in the United States the average age of entry into prostitution is just thirteen. The film takes us into the work of a former sexually exploited youth-turned-activist named Rachel Lloyd, who started the New York City organization GEMS (Girls Educational and Mentoring Services) to help […]

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    Who Cares (2012)

    With no narrator and no musical soundtrack, the thread holding Who Cares? together is a man who’s been accosting women on the street with an unusual proposition. It’s OK. He’s a cop, and he’s not trying to bust them. Cpl. Joe Verhaeghe of the RCMP just wants to know who they are, his mission […]

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    Witch Hunt (2008)

    Executive Producer Sean Penn presents “Witch Hunt,” a gripping indictment of the American justice system told through the lens of one small town. Voters in Bakersfield, California elected a tough on crime district attorney into office for more than 25 years. During his tenure he convicted dozens of innocent working class moms and dads. […]