Playground at London International Documentary Festival
The UK’s premiere independent documentary festival the LIDF, provides a platform for radical and ground-breaking documentary film from around the world.
Until May 8th, documentary fans will be able to catch an array of moving and insightful documentaries at venues across London including the Barbican, British Museum and Tate Modern.
One such film is the child sex crime documentary Playground, which is premiering at The British Museum on Saturday 1 May. Playground is a devastating investigation into the commercial, organised child sex industry operating in 1st World countries. Playground uncovers how the child sex industry in developed countries has become a highly sophisticated and profitable industry.
US film maker Libby Spears spent over 6 years documenting the harrowing realities of commercial sexual exploitation of children in countries like America. There are fears that a similar rise in child trafficking will occur in the UK and this documentary seeks to raise awareness of the problem and put some necessary changes into action.
Executive Producers George Clooney, Stephen Sonderbergh and co-producers Julia Ormond and David de Rothschild are just a few of the prestigious names who have supported the development of this harrowing but beautifully presented documentary that seeks to address the growing problem of child trafficking in developed countries.
For more information on Playground please visit http://www.playgroundproject.com
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