Saturday, October 11, 2008

Call + Response

This is not a post to read to your children...

Tonight I saw the movie Call+Response. Here's a short paragraph from the pdf file found at
"CALL+RESPONSE is a feature length documentary film that reveals the world’s 27 million
dirtiest secrets: there are more slaves today than ever before in human history.
CALL+RESPONSE takes viewers deep undercover where slavery is thriving -- from the child
brothels of Cambodia to the slave brick kilns of rural India -- and reveals that in 2007, Slave
Traders made more money than Google, Nike and Starbucks combined."

I am still processing what I learned tonight and want to post more on it tomorrow or this week but I couldn't go to sleep without posting a note for everyone of you reading this to get to your local theaters to see this. Human beings are enslaved for work, sex, violence, and more every day. This isn't just about poor working conditions or prostitution. These victims are taken and kept by force sometimes their entire lives. It is horrific and I am truly at a loss for words. Please find this movie at a theater near you, research it online, watch the trailer, read the write ups and then tell more people about it.

1 comment:

jason pearson said...

this deserves a comment! thank you for this post!

here's 33 things everyone can do help end slavery - this isn't an issue that will be solved by governments, organizations or corporations... its gonna be people like you who care enough to do something.