Trafficked In Paradise

Olivia Wilson

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Trafficked In Paradise

Saturday, February 3 @ 4:30 p.m.

By Olivia Wilson

In the eyes of the police, prostitution is a victimless crime. But that’s about to change. The Sarasota Police Department is re-thinking how they approach prostitution. That starts with seeing prostitutes as sex trafficked victims.

Additional Footage/Support: Rob Jennings

Composer: Brendan Prendis

Special Thanks to: Selah Freedom, Sarasota Police Department, The Jennings Family, Marcia Rock, Class of 2017, Jason Samuels, Kirsten Johnson, The Falce and Wilson family.

Cast: Dede Jones, Demetri Konstantopoulos, Kelli, Misty Laperriere, Judge Quartermaine, Elizabeth Fisher

About the director:

Olivia Wilson is a video journalist from Brooklyn, NY. Her passion for storytelling brought her to journalism, and her love for filmmaking brought her to documentaries. Her goal is to bring to spotlight voices that are often silenced or unheard.

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