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Unchosen Film Festival, Bristol

Unchosen raises awareness of human trafficking and the surrounding issues, through film festivals and accompanying discussions and Q & A sessions led by the directors.

Tuesday 26th October from 7.30pm


Introduced by, Dr. William Brown, Co Author of 'Moving People, Moving Images' and 'Cinema and Trafficking in The New Europe', with a pre-film performance by Bristol Choir Gathering Voices. Three short films will be shown from 7.30pm.
1) 'Bristol Bike Project', directed by Alistair Oldham, is a short film about cycling, recycling and asylum. There will be a post-film talk and Q & A by Bristol director Alistair Oldham
2) 'Echoes', directed by Rob Brown, is about a female sex trafficker who faces an unexpected moral dilemma. There will be a post-film talk and Q & A by UK director Rob Brown.
3) 'BBC Our World; Brazil's Child Prostitutes', is a recently shot documentary shows the scandalous reality of children used and exploited in the sex trade in Brazil. There will be a post-film talk and Q & A by investigative journalist Chris Rogers
Introduced by Dr. William Brown Co Author of ‘Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in The New Europe’
Pre-film performance: WorldRoots - a ‘Gathering Voices’ choir.

Tuesday 2nd November 7.30pm


Understanding Trafficking, directed by Ananya Chatterjee Chakraborti. A South West Premiere of a documentary following young girls lured across borders into the sex trade in India, and exploited by their own communities in return for a steady income. The film stresses the need to allow migration and migrants whilst, at the same time, pulling out all the stops to prevent Human Trafficking.
Introduced by: Denise Marshall OBE, The Poppy Project
Pre-film performance: Indian Classical Singer Jatanil Banerjee
Post-film talk & Q&A’s by: Indian Director Ananya Chatterjee Chakraborti

Tuesday 9th November 7.30pm


Cargolive musica lwith animation, directed by Unchosen Patron Paul Field, CARGO tells the story of the appalling struggles of African slaves and the Abolitionists’ fight to end the slave trade 200 years ago. The musical exposes that it’s still in existence today, here in the UK. It aims to show how in the past and the present ordinary people can make a difference.
Introduced by Nick Kinsella, European Human Trafficking Consultant
Post-film talk & Q&A’s by: Director/Composer Paul Field

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