Movie to shine light on issue of human trafficking

Human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing crime, with 27 million people and nearly 7 million children trapped in sex slavery, according to a news release.

Trafficking exists in every country of the world and every major metropolis in America, including south county, the release stated.

The film, “Caged No More,” based on real events, will be shown Monday, June 6, in the Lindbergh High School Auditorium, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Doors will open at 6 p.m., recognition of community leaders in attendance will take place at 6:30 p.m. and the PG-13-rated, 90-minute film will begin at 7 p.m.

South Side Church of God and Crisis Aid International have partnered with the filmmakers to bring the film to south county.

After the movie, Director Lisa Arnold and a representative of Crisis Aid International will conduct a panel discussion and take questions from the audience.

The film is free; donations will be accepted. For more information, call South Side Church of God Pastor John Morden at (314) 842-3095 or Stephanie Glore of Crisis Aid International at (314) 487-1400.