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People get ready

People get ready

We're hard at work getting ready for the global launch of our feature documentary, 'Sisters for Sale', and today we have some more details to share with you. The global launch will take place on Thursday 16th May. Those of you who have contributed $25 or more to...

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Challengers

Challengers

Our feature documentary, 'Sisters for Sale', has had a fantastic start - it has now screened at two competitive festivals, and has won prizes at both! At our European premiere in November, 'Sisters for Sale' won the Arrigoni Prize for courageous storytelling at the...

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The final countdown

The final countdown

Asian premiere Following the success of our European and Australian premieres of 'Sisters for Sale', we had big plans for the documentary in Asia. We'd hoped to organise the Asian premiere ourselves - in Vietnam, together with Alliance Anti-Trafic and Blue Dragon...

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Funny how time slips away

Funny how time slips away

I'm currently staying with friends in a half-constructed house in Asia. Just a few minutes ago, one of the construction workers stepped inside and saw me typing. 'Facebook?' he guessed, gesturing at my laptop. He clearly spoke English as a second language, if at all,...

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#MeToo: Now what?

#MeToo: Now what?

Six years ago, after my friends were kidnapped, I launched 'The Human, Earth Project' to raise awareness of human trafficking. My work with human trafficking soon led me to an even larger issue, which affects us all directly: the issue of women's rights. For the past...

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Fire it up

Fire it up

Our Australian premiere of ‘Sisters for Sale’ took place last Wednesday 16th January at Screenwave International Film Festival in Coffs Harbour. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. On one hand, I knew the Screenwave team were extremely well-organised and they’d put together a fantastic 16-day program. On the other hand, Coffs Harbour – with its beaches and banana groves – seemed like a strangely provincial location for such a large film festival.

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Back in black

Back in black

Four weeks ago, thanks to a massive technical failure and a consistent error in creating backups, I lost our feature documentary, 'Sisters for Sale'.  Yesterday, thanks to Laco Gaal and Dave Imison, I was finally able to reconstruct the film, which means we can now go...

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Something’s burning

Something’s burning

This year's festive season has been marred by catastrophic technical failure for our feature documentary, 'Sisters for Sale'.  'Sisters for Sale' is comprised of over a thousand separate video, audio, animation, graphics and music files.  Using the software, editing...

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Australian premiere

Australian premiere

After the recent success of our world premiere (and first award!) at the Human Rights Film Festival of Naples, Italy, I'm excited to announce the details of the next major event on our calendar: our Australian premiere.  Our feature documentary, 'Sisters for Sale',...

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Courage

Courage

Last Thursday was the world premiere of our feature documentary, 'Sisters for Sale', at the X Festival del Cinema dei Diritti Umani di Napoli - that is, the 10th Human Rights Film Festival of Naples, in Italy.  The day before the premiere, we released the gorgeous...

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For the first time today

For the first time today

Ahead of tomorrow's world premiere of 'Sisters for Sale' in Naples, Italy, I'm excited to announce that the 'Sisters for Sale' soundtrack is being released today!  'Sisters for Sale' has a gorgeous original score composed by the amazing Johanna N. Wilson and Will M....

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Respect

Respect

Next week, our feature documentary, 'Sisters For Sale', will premiere at the Human Rights Film Festival of Naples, in Italy.  'Sisters For Sale' will serve two purposes: to raise awareness of the global human trafficking crisis, and to raise much-needed funds for...

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Something to think about

Something to think about

For months, the question on everyone's lips has been, When will 'Sisters For Sale' be released?  Last week I announced the details of our premiere, which will be held on 29th November at the Human Rights Film Festival in Naples, Italy.  Several team members and...

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Premiere

Premiere

Two weeks ago, I announced that the world premiere of our feature documentary, 'Sisters For Sale', would be taking place in Italy this month. Today I can share the details with you.  'Sisters For Sale' will be screening in competition at the 'X Festival del Cinema dei...

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Afterall

Afterall

It's been a wild few weeks here at 'The Human, Earth Project'.  Our feature documentary, 'Sisters For Sale' - conceived in 2013, shot in 2014, scratched together in 2015, finally funded in 2016, cut and polished in 2017, with an original score added just last month -...

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Ducks in a row

Ducks in a row

The world premiere of our feature documentary, 'Sisters For Sale', is coming up next month in Italy, and we're busy getting all of our ducks in a row.  I haven't yet announced the details of the premiere - I will do as soon as I receive the schedule from the film...

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