About this Event
234 W. Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601
The Center on Human Trafficking Research & Outreach (CenHTRO) and the Willson Center for Humanities & Arts present "Storytelling Sierra Leone's Insecurity: Filmmaker Barmmy Boy Documents Labor, Life, and Precarity in West Africa," a screening of short documentaries about human trafficking and child labor in Sierra Leone followed by a conversation with the filmmaker.
Directed by multimedia storyteller Barmmy Boy, the documentaries offer a clear-eyed portrayal of life in Sierra Leone and the vulnerabilities that can lead to situations of human trafficking and other forms of exploitation. Following the screening, the Emmy and Peabody Award nominated filmmaker will take part in a Q&A. CenHTRO Director David Okech will also discuss how CenHTRO combats human trafficking in Sierra Leone and around the world.
The event is free and open to the public.