Riveting film tells human trafficking story
8/30/2013, 6:36 a.m.
“Not My Life,” a powerful documentary film depicting the horrifying and dangerous practices of global human trafficking, will be screened Sept. 7 at the Decatur Library.
The film features inspiring testimony from survivors; depictions of trafficking, exploitation and slavery in all parts of the world including forced labor in Africa; begging and garbage picking in India; sexual trafficking in the United States and Southeast Asia; and various forms of child enslavement and abuse in both North and South America.
The 2011 film is narrated by actress Glenn Close and directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Robert Bilheimer. Showtime is at 10 a.m.
The screening is sponsored by the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s End Trafficking Project. A discussion about child trafficking with Betsy Root, UNICEF Global Citizenship Fellow, will follow the movie.
The Decatur Library is at 215 Sycamore St. For more information, call 404-370-3070.