RESOURCES - VIDEOS
A & E Investigative Reports- Child Sex Trade: The only video dealing with trafficking in the United States, Narrated by Bill Kurtis. A & E found that over 600,000 children are bought, sold, and enslaved in sex rings in the U.S. and Canada. This investigative report focuses on how these child prostitution networks operate. To order, contact A & E at 800-423-1212. The video id number is: AAE16135 $19.95 plus shipping and handling.
Sacrifice - Each year thousands of young girls are recruited from rural Burmese villages to work in the sex industry in neighboring Thailand. Held for years in debt bondage in illegal Thai brothels, they suffer extreme abuse by pimps , clients, and the polics. The trafficking of Burmese girls has soared in recent years as a direct result of political repression in Burma. Sacrifice examines the social, cultural, and economic forces at work in the trafficking of Burmese girls into prostitution in Thailand. It is the story of the devaluation and sale of human beings, and the efforts of teenage girls to survive a personal crisis born of economic and political repression.
To order, contact Film Library, 22-D Hollywood Ave. Ho-Ho-Kus NJ 07423; 800-343-5540; Fax = 201-652-1973; Rental = $45.00 ; Purchase = $195.00; If you are a non-profit - ask for non-profit rates.
60 Minutes segment: "R & R in Southeast Asia" (broadcast 10/27/96)
In this short (15) segment, the interviewer confronts an individual who advertises sex tours to Southeast Asia. 60 Minutes sent a reporter to follow-up on what such tours entail, and includes (non-graphic) footage of meetings with a "tour guide," and a very young prostitute and her pimp. It is a clear indictment of the practice of sex-tourism, and the confrontation with the American organizer is quite goodhe comes across as nervous, deceitful, and immoral.
This videocassette can be ordered from 60 Minutes: Call 1-800-739-7979 (24 Hours, 7 days a week); Priced from $19.95 to $29.95, plus shipping and handling.
"Sisters and Daughters Betrayed: The Trafficking of Women and Girls and the Fight to End it, " Produced by Chela Blitt, for the Global Fund for Women
This excellent, 30 minute documentary describes many important details about trafficking around the world (Nepal, Philippines, Thailand ) It is an excellent analysis of the problem, its effects on individual girls and society, and it is done in a professional and sympathetic manner. There are a lot of valuable names (of organizations) and references mentioned throughout the film, and there is a positive emphasis on the efforts of many organizations to fight trafficking.
This tape can be ordered from: The Global Fund for Women, 425 Sherman Ave. Suite 300, Palo Alto CA 94306, 415-853-8305
"The Selling of Innocents," Produced by Malofilm (Canada); Director: William Cobban
A story of child slavery, this documentary takes viewers into Asia's largest red-light districts -to brothels, prisons and police raids. It infiltrates the world's largest sex-slave operation and gives the closest look ever into the people who are committed to stopping it. The film focuses largely on the Nepal-India pipeline, and shows one scene in which a father actually sells his little girl (for about $20.00) to a trafficking agent.
To order: If you would like to order this cassette please contact Malofilm Distribution in Toronto @ (416) 480-0453 Ext. 55I; Price: $35.99 ASSOCIATED PRODUCERS, 110 Spadina Avenue, Suite 1001, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2K4; tel: (416)504-6662 fax: (416)504-6667 email: >firstname.lastname@example.org; Distributed by MALOFILM INTERNATIONAL 2221 Yonge Street, Suite 400, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2B4 tel: (416) 480-0453 fax: (416)480-0501; OR try Or try: Behaviour New Media, 10 Duke, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 2L7 , Customer Service : (514) 954-7488
"BOUGHT & SOLD"
BOUGHT & SOLD is an investigative documentary about the international trade in women, and includes new material from GSN's two-year undercover investigation into the traffic in women for prostitution out of Russia, including: *undercover footage of meetings with the Russian mafiya; *interviews with women who were trafficked overseas; *perspectives from experts from around the world about how to address the problem. Contact: Global Survival network, P.O. Box 73214, T Street Station, Washington DC 20009, USA, phone: +1 202.387.0028, fax: +1 202.387.2590, email:email@example.com,Website: http://www.globalsurvival.org
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