In the midst of widespread poverty, fueled by economic inequality and rampant corruption, a new form of slavery - bridal slavery - has flourished in India. Women and young girls are sold for as little as $120 to men who often abuse them.
This stunning Special Emmy winning documentary tells the true story of international human rights icon Mukhtaran Mai, a Pakistani peasant who was gang-raped and publicly shamed in her village, but used her trauma to spark a legal revolution that exposed centuries of brutal tribal conflict and government mismanagement.
Do you know what your rights are if you’re stopped by police? Most people don’t, and the consequences can be severe. Simple misunderstandings, illegal searches to excessive force, a bad police encounter can happen to anyone. 10 Rules for Dealing with Police is a 40 minute docudrama is the most sophisticated and entertaining film of its kind. The film depicts innocent people dealing with heavy-h
A secret audio recording of a stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city's young people of color in the NYPD's crosshairs. Read the full story at: http://www.thenation.com/article/170413/stopped-and-frisked-being-fking-mutt-... Directed by Ross Tuttle Produced by Ross Tuttle, Erin Schneider, Stephen Maing Camera by Ross Tuttle, Stephen Maing Editin
Although slavery is no longer legal there are still millions of people living in slavery today. One place and industry where slaves still exist is the cocoa industry. This documentary takes a deeper look at that industry with disturbing and challenging eyes.
Kony 2012: Part II – Beyond Famous offers a closer look at the LRA and explores the solutions put forward by leaders of the currently-affected areas of CAR, DRC, and South Sudan, where local communities continue to live under the constant threat of LRA violence. From the author: This generation has responded to the call to make Joseph Kony famous. Now we need to dig deeper and turn awareness into
Shot clandestinely at a blue jeans factory in southern China where 17-year-old Jasmine and her friends work around the clock for pennies a day, CHINA BLUE reveals what international retail companies don’t want us to see: how the clothes we buy are actually made.
KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice. HOW TO HELP: Join TRI or Donate to Invisible Children: http://bit.ly/yp5Ffv Purchase KONY 2012 products: http://invisiblechildrenstore.myshopify.com/ Sign the Pledge: http://www.causes.com/causes/
For most Americans this is entirely new history. Slavery by Another Name gives voice to the largely forgotten victims and perpetrators of forced labor and features their descendants living today. Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of Americans’ most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The