Lobby Gallery Photography Exhibition & Free Public Film Screening: The Price of Sex, Works by Renowned Documentary Film Maker & Photographer, Mimi Chakarova
Join us for the opening of The Price of Sex photography exhibition and a free public film screening of the award-winning documentary film The Price of Sex (priceofsex.org). Works are by renowned Bulgarian-American filmmaker & photographer Mimi Chakarova (www.mclight.com), who offers an intimate insider portrait of global sex trafficking of young women.
Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Location: Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC, 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z2. Find a map here.
Time: 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, Film screening at 7:15 pm (length: 73 min; with English subtitles)
Light refreshments served.
Please download the Artist Bio and Statement.
Discussion following the film will be led by:
Peter Klein, Emmy Award-winning journalist & associate professor at UBC’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Nicole Barrett, Executive Director of the Allard Prize Initiatives and Director of the International Justice and Human Rights Clinic. Professor Barrett was on the Canadian National Task Force on the Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada.
Patricia Leidl, award-winning media professional with more than 15-plus years of international experience.
Exhibition curated by: Liu Scholars & doctoral candidates, Blake Smith & Miriam Matejova
Sponsored by: The Lobby Gallery of UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues with The Global Reporting Centre
**Content may be distressing to some viewers as this series & film address sex trafficking of young women. May be more suitable for mature audiences.
This exhibition is graciously supported and sponsored by The Liu Institute for Global Issues for the Lobby Gallery.
Special thanks to the artist, Mimi Chakarova, and at UBC to The Global Reporting Centre, Dr. Peter Klein, Marina Favaro, Ashley Nickolson, and the students who volunteered their time to help us hang the show: Connor Kelly, Logan Underwood, and Janani Rangarajan.
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