Work. Eat. Sleep. And back to work. For a long time skippers in the North East of Scotland could not find locals to work on their fishing vessels. That was until Filipino fishermen started coming to town for work.
United States | 90 min | 15+ years | English, Indonesian, Khmer... with English subtitles |
Screening as part of TOAFF19
What does modern-day slavery look like, and are we complicit in perpetuating it? Patima Tungpuchayakul is a Bangkok-based activist who has committed her life to rescuing fishermen who have been trafficked into slavery on Thai fishing boats. Fighting death threats, corruption and complacency, Patima and her small team have vowed to free these men and help them obtain justice.
Jubilee Scotland is a coalition of faith groups, charities, unions and other civil society groups who campaign together, and as part of the international debt movement, for the total and unconditional cancellation of all unjust and unpayable poor country debt.
We believe that poverty is an artificial and not a natural state. It is perpetuated by institutions such as debt, and dismantling such institutions is necessary to create a more equal world. We have been part of many campaign victories in the past and look forward to being involved in many more.
New Internationalist is for people seeking an independent, intelligent and international perspective. Our magazine explores current global issues with thought, depth and insight, to give you the complete picture. We exist to report on issues of world poverty and inequality; to focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide; to debate and campaign for the radical changes necessary to meet the basic needs of all; and to bring to life the people, the ideas and the action in the fight for global justice.
GMB is a campaigning trade union focused on protecting GMB members in their workplaces.
The GMB Glasgow General Apex Branch is organising screenings of films focusing on issues of social justice, each screening will be followed by a panel discussion. The dates will coincide with local trade union led activity that tackles social justice.