Czech premiere

Blowin' Up

Blowin' Up

Stephanie Wang-Breal
USA | 2018 | 94 min.

Language: English, Japanese, Mandarin (Chinese)
Filmy jsou promítány v českém znění
nebo s českými titulky

Category: Right to know

The purpose of the special Intervention court in New York’s Queens borough is to identify victims of human trafficking among accused prostitutes. The women are able to participate in consulting sessions in exchange for having the charges against them dropped.

Human trafficking is a severe human rights violation and an everyday reality for many women in the USA. The police often arrest women working in the sex industry in order to hunt down their exploiters. The Human Trafficking Intervention Court in Queens is active in cases involving such women, dealing with them as crime victims and providing consulting services. We watch the stories of women with various pasts through courtroom activities, where Judge Toko Serita, consultant Eliza Hook and others act with extraordinary human courtesy and do everything possible to help the women regain their freedom and the ability to make their own decisions.

Director

Stephanie Wang-Breal

Filmography
2018 - Blowin' Up
2014 - Tough Love
2010 - I Love You, Mommy

Sales

Shane Riley
Cinetic
e-mail: shane@cineticmedia.com

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