February 18 – Half the Sky Documentary

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

5:30 PM-8:00 PM, USU Ballroom @ CSULB
1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840

Half the Sky Documentary (sex trafficking segment)

with Speaker Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a television documentary produced by PBS, shot in 10 countries: Cambodia, Kenya, India, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Liberia and the U.S. Inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book, the documentary series introduces women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable–and fighting bravely to change them.

Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis is an Associate Professor in Psychology at Pepperdine University.

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

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Feb 12 – UN WOMEN-USNC LA + UNICEF Proudly Present ‘Hummingbird” a film by Holly Mosher ·

NCJW 543 NORTH FAIRFAX, CA    6:45pm until 9:00pm
UN WOMEN-USNC The Greater Los Angeles Chapter is Proudly Partnering w/UNICEF on our upcoming screening and monthly chapter meeting at NCJW-LA. JOIN US!

WHAT: HUMMINGBIRD In the beautiful coastal city of Recife, Brazil – a world capital for sex tourism – a couple of determined women decided they would try to break the cycle of domestic violence and get kids off the streets. Hummingbird goes onto the streets and sees the harsh reality these kids face and shows how these programs help break the cycle, using what they call the pedagogy of affection.

The film follows the story of Adriana, a girl who left home at the age of six and had a daughter at age 11. After seeing the cycle that leads kids to the street, these women began addressing family issues at the root of the problem and working with both the mind and body to overcome their trauma.

WHO: HOLLY MOSHER Holly Mosher grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In high school she developed a passion for both photography and philosophy that led her to pursue filmmaking. In her college entrance paper, she cited George Orwell’s idea that all art should be political, and today, uses that concept to guide her work.

Holly graduated with honors from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. After graduating, she spent two years in Brazil working as an assistant picture and sound editor on four feature films, including the Oscar nominated film O Quatrilho. Once back in the US, Holly went on to produce numerous commercials and feature films. The Hollywood Reporter, named her among the top up-and-coming independent film producers in 2001.

In 2004, Holly decided to return to her true passion to unite political purpose with art. Her directorial debut was the award-winning Hummingbird, an inspiring documentary about two non-profits in Brazil that work with street children and women who suffer domestic violence. The film got rave reviews and even inspired people to go to Brazil to volunteer with these NGOs.

Holly then went on to produce two films about the dangerous and misleading tactics of the pharmaceutical industry. The films, Side Effects, starring Katherine Heigl, and Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety, received unprecedented international press attention and have been heralded for raising awareness about a timely and important topic. Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety was honored by the American Library Association as a top pick of 2008.

To ensure that socially conscious films are brought to the public, Holly teamed up to launch Hummingbird Pictures, an independent film distribution company. Their motto is, “Making a difference, one drop at a time,” a theme taken from Holly’s first film Hummingbird.

In 2011 Holly directed, Bonsai People – The Vision of Muhammad Yunus, which is now airing on public television. And her 3 minute version of the film, The Impact of One, was a semi-finalist in Cinelan and GE’s Focus Forward Film Contest.

Holly frequently tours with her films, gets interviewed by the media and does speaking engagements around the world. She c­urrently serves as President of Public Interest Pictures and the Social Enterprise Alliance – LA Chapter, and is on the advisory board of Empowerment Works.

SUGGESTED donation: $5

Location: National Council of Jewish Women Los Angeles Section

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January 11 – Documentary Screening of Nefarious: Merchant of Souls

Documentary Screening of Nefarious: Merchant of Souls
January 11, 2014
~ 7 pm ~
San Clemente Presbyterian Church
119 Avenida De La Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92672

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 hundreds of thousands experience daily. You’ll see where slaves are sold (often in developed, affluent countries), where they work, and where they are confined. You’ll hear first-hand interviews with real victims and traffickers, along with expert analysis from international humanitarian leaders.

From initial recruitment to victim liberation—and everything in between—the previously veiled underworld of sex slavery is uncovered in the groundbreaking, tell-all Nefarious, Merchant of Souls.

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Nov 6, UCLA Expound Event: Film and Talk – iEmpathize

UCLA, 405 Hilgard Ave Los Angeles

Expound: Film and Talk consists of iEmpathize films, photography, and artifacts that will profoundly impact our audiences as we communicate the specific stories in the exact locations of the children we help. Journey with child survivors through film, digital photography, and an artifact narrative presented by iEmpathize LA Hub Coordinator Guido Hajenius.
Be inspired to empathize and engage.

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Nov 12 – documentary screening “Teenage $ex for $ale”

Justice and Trafficking at Saddleback Church

November Human Trafficking meeting:
We will be showing a 45-minute documentary called “Teenage $ex for $ale” at our monthly November meeting. This documentary was produced by the San Bernardino DA’s office and it includes footage from the annual pimp convention in LA.
***Tuesday, 11/12/13 from 6-8pm
***Saddleback Lake Forest Campus – M02 (Ministry Office 2)

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July 11 – UNICEF’s Next Gen LA Screening of ‘Not My Life’ Documentary 6:30-9:30 pm

Los Angeles Center Studios – 450 Bixel St., Los Angeles CA 90017

UNICEF’s Next Generation LA invites you to a free screening of the full-length documentary, ‘Not My Life’, and a UNICEF Q&A on Child Trafficking: A Global Crisis.
When: Thursday, July 11th

Where: Los Angeles Center Studios – 450 Bixel St., Los Angeles CA 90017

Evening Schedule:
6:30-7:00 – refreshments
7:00-8:30 – film screening
8:30-9:30 – discussion on domestic human trafficking

RSVP: to unicefnextgenscreening@gmail.com by July 9th

Please join us!

To learn more about UNICEF’s Next Generation and how you can be involved, please visit: www.unicefusa.org/nextgeneration

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Nov 7 – Malibu Expound Event: Film Screening and Talk


    • Expound: Film and Talk consists of iEmpathize films, photography, and artifacts that will profoundly impact our audiences as we communicate the specific stories in the exact locations of the children we help. Journey with child survivors through film, digital photography, and an artifact narrative presented by iEmpathize LA Hub Coordinator Guido Hajenius.
      Be inspired to empathize and engage.

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June 11 – San Bernardino County Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation meetings

CASE

CASE Outreach & Education Committee Meeting

Don’t Forget!
DATE: June 11, 2013
TIME:2:00 PM
LOCATION: Carousel Mall
295 Carousel Mall, San Bernardino, CA 92401

MORE: We will not be having a guest speaker this month. Instead, we will be showing several short video clips regarding domestic minor sex trafficking that were produced by Shared Hope International


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June 8 – Showing documentary The Pink Room – Corona, CA


The Pink Room Official Trailer from The Pink Room Documentary on Vimeo.

Crossroads Church 2331 Kellogg Corona CA 92881.

You may reach Dianna at 951-454-4552

Vanda Borders (Development Officer with AIM) will be in Corona onJune 8th to help present with The Trade and Crossroads Church, “The Pink Room” documentary.

12 noon


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