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#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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Galvanize

It's been an exciting week here, with plenty of good news to share.  First of all, we've just confirmed screenings of 'Sisters For Sale' at not one but two great film festivals, on opposite sides of the planet. These will be the Australian and European premieres for...

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Crunch time

'The Human, Earth Project' has now been running for over five and a half years.  While many of its participants have been paid, I've never received anything from the project but the most basic living expenses - averaging less than $25 a day, and sometimes as little as...

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Into the music

Imagine you're a painter. For years, you've been labouring away on one huge canvas, pouring your heart and soul into it.  Suddenly another artist - someone you barely know - enters the studio and starts painting all over your work. You don't know which brushes,...

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Preparation for launch

I have two very special surprises for you today.  It has taken more time than expected to finish our feature documentary, 'Sisters For Sale', and you've all been waiting very patiently.  Today I want to give you a special sneak peek at what we've been working on. I'm...

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