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The Human Toll of Slavery
March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
To mark the fifth anniversary of the UK Modern Slavery Act, the University of Hull’s Wilberforce Institute presents two powerful short films showing differing perspectives of the human toll of slavery.
Home, from Hull-based Restart Productions tells the modern-day story of a lonely young girl who meets a Romanian farmhand who claims to be held captive. Can she save him, or will his secret keep them both prisoner
1745 chronicles the escape of two young black enslaved sisters. When they disappear into the wilds of 18th century Scotland, they must use all of their courage and strength to survive, unite and stay free.