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APT Worldwide to represent child slavery doc

APT Worldwide, the international sales arm of American Public Television, has secured the international representation rights for Sold: Fighting the New Global Slave Trade, a doc on child slavery. The film, produced and directed by Jody Hassett Sanchez of Pointy Shoe Productions, focuses on three people who are fighting to end the practice of slave trading. Narrated by filmmaker Mira Nair, the doc profiles Sunitha Krishnan, a former Hindu nun who runs schools for girls rescued from brothels; Symphorienne Kessouagni, a woman who works to free children from smugglers and brokers and Ansar Burney, an attorney who rescues Pakistani boys who have been purchased and forced to be camel jockeys in the Middle East.
June 3, 2009

APT Worldwide, the international sales arm of American Public Television, has secured the international representation rights for Sold: Fighting the New Global Slave Trade, a doc on child slavery. The film, produced and directed by Jody Hassett Sanchez of Pointy Shoe Productions, focuses on three people who are fighting to end the practice of slave trading. Narrated by filmmaker Mira Nair, the doc profiles Sunitha Krishnan, a former Hindu nun who runs schools for girls rescued from brothels; Symphorienne Kessouagni, a woman who works to free children from smugglers and brokers and Ansar Burney, an attorney who rescues Pakistani boys who have been purchased and forced to be camel jockeys in the Middle East.

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