In this episode, Sara speaks with Benjamin Ryan Nathan about the misconceptions we have about labor trafficking in the US and how we can increase awareness of this important issue. The discussion also covers the concept of modern slavery and the importance of transparency in our supply chains.
Benjamin is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of All Of Us Films. He has produced and directed hundreds of documentary projects, short films, commercials and viral videos, and served as editor on a series of over 70 short films created with renowned documentarian Ken Burns. He is currently directing a feature documentary on Labor Trafficking in the United States, "To Be Free" (https://www.allofusfilms.com/to-be-free-film). The film will be produced by Ben's production company, ALL OF US FILMS, and is Executive Produced by actor and activist Martin Sheen.
Founded in 2012, ALL OF US FILMS works all over the globe, and has collaborated with major organizations including the UN Environment Programme, Sesame Street, the President’s Committee on the Arts & Humanities (Obama Administration), American Cancer Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, and National Center for Learning Disabilities. The company has covered topics such as the electoral college and global plastic pollution, and has worked with top celebrity talent including Sir David Attenborough, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Meryl Streep, Don Cheadle, James Corden, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Debra Messing, Adrian Grenier, Bill Nye, Billie Eilish, Blythe Danner, Gisele Bündchen, and James Cromwell.
This episode is brought to you by The Trade Impact LLC. Certain materials used in today’s podcast were contributed by The Trade Impact Foundation. Music provided by EdvardGares / Pond5.
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