Today we are thrilled to release a poignant new film that features the work of Free the Slaves around the world. Two extraordinary volunteers journeyed to the front lines of slavery to meet survivors and activists. Their film uncovers the brutality of hidden slavery in Nepal, India, Ghana and the Congo. It bears witness to the remarkable grassroots movement that is bringing thousands of people from slavery to freedom.
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Imagine this scene in remote town in the Congo. A van pulls up and workers jump out to erect a giant screen. At sunset, a movie starts to play in the village square. In a community without electricity, people gather to watch the spectacle, transfixed by a story on the screen that reflects their own struggles with slavery. Suddenly, their outlook on life is transformed.
Two remarkable volunteer filmmakers are on the front lines with Free the Slaves this year to document what freedom looks like.
Cassie and Jordan Timpy, a couple from Washington, have decided to donate their skills “for a greater purpose.”
They have included Free the Slaves as one of the global nonprofits whose work they will document in a series of short videos.
We are proud to premiere the first of their videos this week. It’s called Stopping the Traffic.
In this short film, read more >
You probably don’t know them, but FTS supporters will know their work. They are Cassie and Jordan Timpy, a couple from Washington who describe themselves as “passionate visual storytellers who will travel to the ends of the earth to capture life’s joys and sorrows.”
Cassie has produced many of the videos you’ve seen from FTS in the past two years. Now she and Jordan are departing on an ambitious year-long journey that includes filming slavery survivors and anti-slavery activists in Nepal, read more >