Tue. Mar 28th, 2023

BUFFALO GROVE – In efforts to deal with human trafficking, state Sen. Adriane Johnson helps the native brief movie “Misplaced N Discovered.”

Yashin Phillips, director of “Misplaced N Discovered,” captures the journey of a father being confronted with the difficult circumstances of intercourse trafficking when an expertise hits near dwelling.

“Human trafficking is a vastly rising subject that’s taking place proper now in our communities,” mentioned Johnson, D-Buffalo Grove. “It’s an unlucky disaster and we should amplify the priority and inform tales that show this harsh actuality. I’m proud to help Yashin’s efforts.”

The movie made its premiere on the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan in January, which was Human Trafficking Consciousness Month.

“I’m so blessed, so honored and so grateful of the help that Sen. Johnson has offered on this movie,” Phillips mentioned in a information launch. “For her to see the potential in me, consider within the work that I’m doing and push me to show it on a bigger scale, it means loads.”

In 2021 there have been greater than 240 instances of human trafficking within the state with greater than 350 victims concerned. The vast majority of the victims have been girls.

“Misplaced N Discovered” shall be proven Sunday, Feb. 5, on the Marcus Gurnee Cinema at 3 and 5:30 p.m.

To be taught extra about human trafficking or to get assist, name 1-888-373-7888 or go to www.humantraffickinghotline.org.

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