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Dying to leave [videorecording (DVD)] : the dark business of human trafficking / written and directed by Aaron Woolf and Chris Hilton ; produced by Chris Hilton ; a production of Hilton Cordell Productions for Thirteen/WNET New York and Film Finance Corporation Australia in association with SBS Independent.


Public Safety Canada Library



Alternate Title

Wide angle (Television program).

Call Number

JV 7225 D95 2004d



1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. (DVD)


Originally broadcast on the television program, Wide angle.


Every year, at least two million people are packed in shipping containers, pulled through sewage tunnels, secreted in car chassis, and ferried across frigid waters. Among this human cargo, an alarming number end up as prostitutes, thieves, or sweatshop laborers. This Wide Angle documentary explores the worldwide boom in illicit migration and human trafficking, recording the stories of those who pull up their roots and risk all and putting a human face on an issue too often reduced to statistics. It examines the circumstances that drive these migrants from their homes, highlights the difficulties involved in their epic journeys, and reveals what awaits them in their new world.



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