To them, the trafficked women are nothing more than a commodity. I wanted to remind them what the film was about to make sure there was no misunderstanding on their part. They continued to brag about how many women they've had.When I asked them: "And what if you have a daughter?Nicki Richesin: Congratulations on your brilliant film .I was impressed by your commitment to bringing attention to trafficking and its hideous effects on the women being exploited and the survivors.What sort of an effort is being made to help survivors recover their identities in Eastern Europe?MC: There are numerous organizations throughout Eastern Europe that assist trafficked women with reintegration in society, job training, legal help, psychological counseling, etc. Young women will continue to be sold for sex because there are no economic opportunities for them back home.
But having their perspective on camera was vital -- it shows the banality of evil.She pretends she doesn't know, but it seems she is incapable of confessing.The impact of her emotional suffering is so great it's difficult to witness.After returning to her childhood village in western Bulgaria, where she lived until the age of 11, Mimi Chakarova decided to investigate the devastating effects to Eastern European women who have been forced into the underground sex trade.She has devoted the past 10 years of her life to making her heartbreaking documentary .Chakarova traveled from Eastern Europe to Turkey, Greece and Dubai to interview women who had been trafficked and worked as sex slaves.