“A film can spark a conversation. And a tough conversation can lead to real change. Film is a powerful way to shine a spotlight on serious issues and put a face and story to what is sometimes seen as just a series of statistics. Girl Up, a documentary by Toronto filmmaker, Shreya Patel highlights the issue of human sex trafficking in Toronto effortlessly.”
“A powerful way to get to understand an issue is to see it from the eyes of someone who has experienced it first – hand. Now we’re exploring solutions with civic leaders who are gaining ground in the fight to stop sex trafficking.
“Shocking, engaging and eye – opening”
“Powerful Film. Go see it if you can”
“It’s excellent and eye – opening
“Every parent should watch this documentary with their children and have an open conversation about this!”
“Intriguing, Patel’s film has the potential to save lives”
“Scary and powerful!”
“A must watch for every citizen of this country”
Shreya Patel’s Girl Up: Bringing Light to Human Trafficking in Toronto
Former Miss Teen Sarnia carving out a career in film
In her young career actor and filmmaker Shreya Patel has already explored some sensitive topics.
Human Trafficking: It’s Happening in Canada
Starting a discussion about human trafficking
Girl Up – IMDB
If human trafficking is an epidemic, why are so many Canadians surprised to learn about it?
Signs of Human Trafficking – Shreya Patel
GIRL UP @ TIFF LIGHTBOX-THURS.
HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS MODERN DAY SLAVERY – ‘GIRL UP’ SCREENING + AWARENESS PANEL
City actor and filmmaker earns nod as a rising talent
Cracking The $150 Billion Business Of Human TraffickingCracking The $150 Billion Business Of Human Trafficking
Sex Trafficking in Canada