Carmen Russell presents film "Restaveks: Child Slaves of Haiti" to NYU's Against Child Trafficking

Saturday, October 2, 2010 - 04:00pm to 06:00pm EDT (GMT -0400)

As part of Freedom Week, New York University's Against Child Trafficking is proud to present two short films on child labor slavery: this year's Oscar-nominated Kavi, a fictional film about a child slave working the brick kilns in India, and Restaveks: Haiti's Child Slaves, a documentary brief focusing on the centuries-old tradition of child trafficking in Haiti and the U.S.

Following the screening will be a Q&A panel with featured speakers: Carmen Russell, the director of Restaveks, and Jean-Robert Cadet, a former restavek turned activist.

Location: NYU Kimmel Center, 4th Floor Auditorium, Room 914

Price: Free

Carmen is a multi-media journalist who often reports on foreign affairs. His work has appeared on PBS and MSNBC.com and in the Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, Providence Journal, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Winston-Salem Journal, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, China Post, and asia! Magazine.

For more information visit the listing on Facebook or the Freedom Week website.