FROM LIBERTY TO CAPTIVITY
Capitol Theatre, 204 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA | June 4, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: $Members free/Non-members $10
From Liberty to Captivity explores Pennsylvania’s booming and profitable sex trafficking industry threatening to destroy the very principle of “liberty and justice for all.” This feature-length documentary reveals the reality and complexities of sex trafficking crimes and social justice issues, and plants the seeds of hope of conquering it. Using Interviews with victims, historians, experts and archival footage, the film takes us on a journey through Pennsylvania’s rich history from the Underground Railroad to today’s problem of modern-day slavery.
Meet Debbie Wright, a first-time filmmaker who left her job in the pharmaceutical industry when the reality of modern-day slavery hit close to home. It ignited a passion to raise awareness of the problem and led to the production of her first feature length documentary.