CINCINNATI, OH (May 8, 2018)
– The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, in partnership with Polaris, will host a screening of Save My Seoul
this Friday, May 11 at 12:00 p.m. This program is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested.
Save My Seoul sheds light on the global sex industry through interviews with traffickers, civilians, police and survivors. The documentary follows two Korean-American brothers as they uncover prostitution and sex trafficking in Seoul, South Korea. This screening is in partnership with Polaris, a nonprofit organization that combats modern slavery and human trafficking around the globe.
“This is an emotional and challenging film,” says Lara Green, Initiative Manager of Modern Day Slavery at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. “We all have a role in ending slavery and it starts with educating ourselves and those around us. We’re proud to be a part of the Save My Seoul national tour.”
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion addressing human trafficking in Cincinnati with representatives from Asian American Community Services, the Blue Ash and Cincinnati Police Departments, and End Slavery Cincinnati of The Salvation Army.
The Save My Seoul screening and discussion is this Friday, May 11 at 12:00 p.m. at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The screening is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested.
For more information about programming and exhibits at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, visit freedomcenter.org.