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When nobody is looking

The Gothenburg Film Festival is over but RealStars continues to view films on the theme of Fair Sex and its opposites. One film that has touched us is “When Nobody is Looking” – a film about child sex trafficking from ECPAT, directed by Ulla Lemberg and David Herdies. The film tells us something about the… Read more »

Ukraine is not a brothel – Gothenburg International Filmfestival

Realstars has a tradition of attending the Gothenburg Film Festival where we watch movies related to the theme Fair Sex and its opposites. Ukraine is not a brothel was shown at the Gothenburg Film Festival and is directed by Kitty Green. The documentary shows an inside image of the feminist organisation Femen. In the movie,… Read more »

Call girl

In February, we wrote about the movie Call girl which then was under production. Now it has finally been released to theaters in the country. The weekend is closing in and November is in fact one of the best movie months of the year. Hot tip, see it! Here is the movie trailer: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Take… Read more »

RealStars at Doc Lounge Stockholm

RealStars visited Doc Lounge at DebaserMeidisi in Stockholm last Tuesday. There was a screening of the film The Price of Sex and a discussion during the evening. RealStars talked about our work and mingled with the visitors after the screening. The documentary The Price of Sex, made by Mimi Chakarova, is a poignant depiction of… Read more »

Those who make difference

There are people who change society for the better. One of those people is Elsie Lindqvist, an inspiration to us all. SVT’s fantastic documentary “Ängeln på Malmskillnadsgatan” features this amazing woman who really makes a difference. Elsie Lindqvist helps prostitutes at night. She shows how important is is just being there, as a fellow human…. Read more »

RealStars at a preview of “The Price of Sex”

Yesterday, Tuesday, the documentary The Price of Sex was shown at Parken in central Gothenburg. Doc Lounge Gothenburg and Amnesty organized the event. RealStars made a presentation of our work and answered questions about trafficking after the film. The Price of Sex took almost 10 years to film and produce for American-Bulgarian Mimi Chakarova. While… Read more »

Work in progress: Call girl

The film festival doesn’t only show entertaining films from all around the world, but experiences just as interesting can be found at Lagerhuset’s houses. I’m not really a film aficionado but during the seminar ”Work in progress: Call girl” I was still able to follow the dialog of how (in my opinion) one of this… Read more »

Whores’ Glory at the film festival

RealStars keeps checking out films dealing with the subjects human trade, prostitution or Fair Sex at Gothenburg’s film festival. Monday night they showed the documentary Whores’ Glory at Chalmers. Whores’ Glory is a well made, instructive, difficult and depressing film about prostitution in three different countries: Thailand, Bangladesh and Mexico. There is no narrator, instead… Read more »