Hollywood loves a good bad guy.
From ruthless mobsters to drug kingpins to serial killers, evil characters are often plucked from real-world events. As human trafficking has garnered more attention, it was inevitable that the issue would hit the big screen. Traffickers, after all, are your quintessential villains. They enslave and exploit human beings for profit.
Today, a growing number of films portray a hero taking down a human trafficking ring....
[But these films often] propagate and reinforce several critical misunderstandings about trafficking.
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