All posts tagged: Cantinera Documentary

Cantinera Documentary,Dottie Laster,ImaginePublicity

Houston Screening of The Cantinera Documentary at Awareness and Fundraising Event

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Houston, Texas hosts a human trafficking awareness and fundraising event at St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church, 10503 Westheimer Rd., Room 127 from 7-10pm Central time. Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition is sponsoring the event which is aimed at raising awareness to the community and funds for rescued victims of trafficking. The Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition (HRRC) is a dedicated coalition of Houston-area non-profits, faith-based organizations, government agencies and law enforcement agencies.  The HRRC was established as a volunteer coalition in 2005 in response to the growing recognition and alarm over the prevalence of human trafficking in the Greater Houston Metropolitan region. One of the highlights of the event is the screening of the Houston based documentary, The Cantinera, produced and directed by Ruth Villatoro of Toros Films. After the screening Ruth Villatoro will participate in a town hall interactive discussion about the film and how it’s brought attention to the plight of the “cantina girls” working night after night in Latin bars, not only in Houston, but …

Cantinera Documentary,Dottie Laster,ImaginePublicity

The Cantinera Documentary Screening at St. Edwards University in Austin, TX

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas is hosting a screening of The Cantinera Documentary,  7pm at Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium, 3001 S. Congress. After the screening there will be a panel discussion and interactive session with director Ruth Villatoro and one of the nation’s leading anti-human trafficking activists featured in the film, Dottie Laster of Laster Global Consulting. Five years in the making, The Cantinera tells the story of girls who are forced to work in latin bars, or cantinas, throughout the United States, often forced to drink 20-40 beers a night, 7 days a week. It’s a story often overlooked when studying aspects of human trafficking and forced labor, yet it’s an account of thousands of women who are caught in its web with no way out. The Cantinera relates the raw story of one woman who was forced by her mother to drink with men in latin bars when she was thirteen years old. Twenty-three years later, she is still drinking thirty beers a night, five nights a week, but …

Cantinera Documentary,Dottie Laster,ImaginePublicity

The Cantinera Documentary’s First South Carolina Screening

On Thursday, October 10, Coker College in Hartsville, SC will sponsor a FREE public screening of The Cantinera Documentary, produced and directed by film maker Ruth Villatoro of Toro Films, and featuring Dottie Laster and Cat French, an activist with Elijah Rising. Five years in the making, The Cantinera tells the story of girls who are forced to work in latin bars, or cantinas, throughout the United States, often forced to drink 20-40 beers a night, 7 days a week. It’s a story often overlooked when studying aspects of human trafficking and forced labor, yet it’s an account of thousands of women who are caught in its web with no way out. The screening of The Cantinera is the prelude to the first South Carolina conference on human trafficking. On Friday, October 11 Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina will host the first conference about human trafficking, “Combatting Human Trafficking in South Carolina: Implications for Social Work and Law Enforcement” offering the public information as well as workshops, training and speakers for the benefit of educating law enforcement, social workers, advocates, and other professionals who work in …

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The Dr. Laurie Roth Show: March 11-15

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive:  http://therothshow.com On The Dr. Laurie Roth show March 11-15 Monday, March 11 Hour #1 Weekly segment with Sher Zieve Sher Zieve is an author and political commentator. Zieve’s op-ed columns are widely carried by multiple internet journals and sites, and she also writes hard news. Her columns have also appeared in The Oregon Herald, Dallas Times, Sacramento Sun, in international news publications, and on multiple university websites. Sher is also a guest on multiple national radio shows. Hour #2 Weekly segment with Ted and Whalid Shoebat Ted and Whalid Shoebat – Father and son experts and authors on Islam, Middle east and prophesy.  http://shoebat.com/shoebat-foundation/who-is-walid/ Hour #3    Tuesday, March 12 Hour #1 I Q Al Rassooli – Expert on Islam and its history.  Born and raised in Iraq, Arabic is native language and calls each week from an undisclosed location in Europe.  His life has been threatened because he dares to exercise free speech about Islam. http://www.al-rassooli.com/ Hour #2 TBA Hour #3 Frank Salvato – …