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Friday Night Film
American Exploitation -The Slaves Among Us (Private Screening)
Slavery is one of humanity’s most ancient and discordant social practices. In the eyes of many Americans, it is viewed as an archaic institution that was expelled from the United States shortly after the conclusion of the Civil War in the 19th Century. But like any persistent virus, it has merely adapted itself to modern society and injected itself into the lifeblood of American culture. Sex trafficking – the latest iteration of slavery – is a prominent issue among advocate groups and political figures alike, and it is an epidemic that bears no distinction among race, gender, socioeconomic status or location. “American Exploitation” focuses on the complex, subversive nature of sex trafficking and the efforts of social advocates, law enforcement agencies, state legislators, and victims-turned-heroes to effectively eradicate the volatile system from the idyllic area of southwest Florida and create lasting change in the world.
Join us for a private screening of this very special film by producer John R. Carter. Film will begin at 6:30 with a Q&A following with the producer.