Directed by Jeffrey Brown
97 min | 2014 | USA | Not Rated
**Post film discussion with director Jeffrey Brown and producer Jane Charles. Author Patricia McCormick has had to cancel due to illness.
Sold is also a call to action, and a testament to the power and resilience of the human spirit. The narrative is a feature film adaptation of the globally acclaimed novel by Patricia McCormick.
Based on one extraordinary girl’s story, Sold, is the story of 13-year-old Lakshmi who journeys from a pastoral, rural village in Nepal to a gritty brothel/prison called Happiness House in Kolkata, India. The film illustrates the brutality of child trafficking, which affects millions of children around the globe every year.
Winner: Audience Award—2015 Sonoma International Film Festival; Official Selection—2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2014 Seattle International Film Festival, 2014 Abu Dhabi Film Festival and 5 other international film festivals.