Surviving International Boulevard: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Film - Short | October 17 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 132 Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Eric Stover, Faculty Director, Human Rights Center

 Sarai Smith-Mazariegos, Co-founder, MISSSEY and CEO of S.H.A.D.E.; Sian Taylor Gowan, Filmmaker and founder, Red Scarf Films; Elise Geltman, Supervisor and Trainer, WestCoast Children’s Clinic

 Human Rights Center

This short documentary reveals the complex reality of domestic child sex trafficking through the real-life experiences of two local women from Oakland. By night, a mother combs the streets determined to rescue her 15-year-old daughter from a sex trafficker “boyfriend.” By
day, nonprofit advocate and survivor of sexual exploitation Sarai Smith-Mazariegos unveils her personal story while breaking down the raw truth about victims and traffickers as it unfolds on the street around her.

A Q&A panel discussion will following the film will include:
Sarai Smith-Mazariegos, Co-Founder of MISSSEY,
CEO of S.H.A.D.E; Sian Taylor Gowan, Filmmaker and founder of Red Scarf Films; Elise Geltman, Supervisor and Trainer at the WestCoast Children’s Clinic; Eric Stover (moderator) Faculty Director, Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law

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 hrc@berkeley.edu, 510-642-0965