Slavery out of the Shadows: Spotlight on Human Trafficking Film

Slavery Out of the Shadows: Spotlight on Human Trafficking was a film and awareness project initiated by the Texas Young Lawyers Bar with the assistance of Klein Frank. This project seeks to build awareness of human trafficking, a global epidemic affecting the lives of tens of thousands of victims within our own borders.  Through a combination of expert analysis defining the scope and operation of the crime and inspiring personal tales of human trafficking survivors.   Click here for The full length film Slavery Out of the Shadows

Additional film excerpts are in the links below.

Trafficking Legislation, Featuring Dr. Bob Sanborn

Prosecuting Traffickers, Featuring Kirsta Melton

Educating the Public and Training First Responders, Featuring Maria Trujillo

Law Enforcement and the Texas Attorney Generals Approach to Human Trafficking, Featuring Geoff Barr

Educating Our Schools and Students, Featuring Dr. Lawrence Feldman

What Can Lawyers Do?, Featuring Beth Klein

Labor Trafficking, Featuring Ed Gallagher

The History of International Trafficking, Featuring Terry Lord

Obtaining T-Visas for International Trafficking Victims, Featuring Wafa Abdin

Poetry: This and That, Featuring Stacie Shae Williams

Project SOS created pamphlets for the general public, lawyers and medical professionals which can be downloaded here.

“The Empowerment Project is a movement — with a powerful documentary film at its core — to honor the women in our lives. We believe in the power of cinema to create social change. We have found the way to achieve that is to bring this film to communities around the country and around the world. The film is available for purchase as part of an educational kit designed to empower audiences worldwideClick here to learn more. It’s meant to be viewed in a group setting to start a conversation about empowerment in all forms.”

The Empowerment Project has screened in elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, universities, organizations and corporations of all kinds with audiences as intimate as 10 and as grand as 1,000.