A hard-hitting documentary that exposes the disturbing trends of modern-day sex slavery. It offers an in-depth look at the human trafficking industry, showing where slaves are sold, where they work, and where they're confined. Nefarious exposes the nightmare of sex slavery as experienced by millions daily, and captures the gripping and triumphant testimonies of survivors in order to galvanize hope.
Published on 16 Jan 2020
From the Grammy Award-Winning Band for KING & COUNTRY, powerful film inspired by true events.
James Stevenson (Joel Smallbone), who at one time was a good man with a great life -- but this has drastically changed. After the tragic death of his wife and losing custody of his little girl, James now finds himself at the darkest crossroad of his life. Angry, desperate, and unable to hold down a steady job, he agrees to drive a box truck on a shady, one-time trip cross country for cash - no questions asked. But when he discovers what he is delivering is actually a who, James is faced with a life-changing choice. Can love, strength, and faith redefine his past and change the course of his future? This unlikely hero must risk it all, confront the forces that oppose him, and ultimately discover the life he was meant to live. *Mature thematic material involving human trafficking and some violence.
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A short film by Media Campaign Against Human Trafficking (MeCAHT)
Starring Tim Okunade and Grizelda Grootboom
Synopsis from YouTube: The film “Portia” is the story of Portia, a victim of sex trafficking from the Eastern Cape part of South Africa. She has been trafficked and transported to work in massage parlours and the streets of the Western Cape. Portia is subjected to a life where her body is sold to get everything her pimp wants. She believes every man sees her body as an irresistible currency.
Dear Sister is a short film I directed that is distributed freely across Africa with the intent to raise awareness about the reality of human trafficking.
Synopsis: This is a film about Thando, a township boy who finds an opportunity for his beloved sister to make it big in the city. Their hopeful separation is soon followed by deadly silence. As Thando sets out to find his sister, he comes face to face with the dirty underworld of human trafficking. This story is about a brother's desperate love and his ultimate betrayal.
Produced by: Media Village Productions
Published on 13 June 2013
A short film by Zokufa Film Production
Synopsis on YouTube: A teenage girl is abducted against her wish, and sold to an older man as a wife. The family is ripped apart knowing fully well the abductor is within.
Starring Dermot Mulroney and Mira Sorvino
Synopsis from IMDb: A couple grieving the loss of their own daughter set out to rescue young girls sold into the sex slave trade. (Ratings: 5.3)
Starring Nicole Smolen, Sebastian Aguilar, Cameron Allsup
Synopsis by IMDb: After sneaking to a party with her friends, 16-year-old Amber Stevens goes missing. Forced into the world of sex trafficking, her family and community fight to get her back. Inspired by actual events. (Ratings: 7.5)
Starring Donald Sutherland and Mira Sorvino
Synopsis by IMDb: Hundreds of thousands of young women have vanished from their everyday lives-forced by violence into a hellish existence of brutality and prostitution. They're a profitable commodity in the multi-billion-dollar industry of modern slavery. The underworld calls them human traffic..... (Rating: 7.7)
Starring Liam Neeson
Synopsis from IMDb: A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. ( Rating: 7.9)
Starring Rachel Weisz and Vanessa Redgrave
Synopsis from IMDb: A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal. (Rating: 7.2)
Starring Jamie Chung, Matt O'Leary and Beau Bridges
Synopsis by IMDb: A young Korean-American girl, abducted and forced into prostitution by domestic human traffickers, joins forces with her captors in a desperate plea to survive (Rating: 6.7)
Starring Christian J. Simpson, Jon Morgan Woodward, Chad T. Wood
Synopsis by IMDb: A documentary exploring the sex-trade. (Rating: 7.4)
Synopsis from YouTube: Thai women are being sold and smuggled into South Africa to be exploited in the sex trade. They are treated like beasts of burden; forced to work back the cost of their journey. Enticing because of their schoolgirl appeal, the women are enslaved and subjected to mental and physical abuse. Script from Special Assignment that looks into the trafficking of girls and young women from Mozambique into South Africa.