Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Help Spread the Word about ‘In Plain Sight’


This week, the official film trailer for the upcoming sex trafficking documentary, In Plain Site: Stories of Hope and Freedom, has been released. Executive produced and narrated by Christian singer Natalie Grant, In Plain Site will not only expose this rampant crime but will also benefit the work of Abolition International.

We’ve all heard the horror stories of women being forced to work as prostitutes in other countries, now brace yourself for even worse news. Right now, thousands of young women, (children really), are being tricked into working the sex trade in the United States. And even worse? Chances are these crimes are happening right in your own backyard. This isn’t sensational news blown out of proportion. It’s a real problem. Fortunately, we can be part of the solution.

On October 4th of this year, Word Entertainment will be releasing a new campaign that focuses on three resources: the documentary film, a compilation album and a 31-day devotional/group study guide. Last year, $45,000 was raised through Indiegogo, a crowdfunding service similar to Kickstarter, to help produce the documentary. During the past several months, film crews were able to interview abolitionists, survivors, and law enforcement officials capturing not only frightening stories, but also stories of hope from aftercare homes located in Nashville, Baltimore, Sacramento, Little Rock, Houston and Dallas.

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