Slavery

Black rage in The Birth of a Nation, countering Holocaust Denial and more VIFF picks

Also Two Lovers and a Bear with Tatiana Maslany and The Girl on the Train with Emily Blunt

A new Tarzan for our times, a friendly giant for the kids and De Palma talking about himself

Also a second-tier John Le Carré, a dialed-down Ibsen play, a slow-starting but strong Italian film and a weird comedown for Daniel Radcliffe

Ida relives history, John Hamm seeks a Million Dollar Arm and Godzilla stomps again

Also this week is Belle, a classy drama about fighting bigotry and slavery in 18th century England.

Enslaved by West Vancouver resident, African woman flees to shelter

RCMP have charged a West Vancouver woman with human trafficking, alleging she lured a young African woman to Canada and then forced her to work up to 18 hours a day as a domestic servant. Fifty-five-...

Slavery isn’t Sexy: A Hard Look at the Underbelly of the Olympics

The Salvation Army has launched “The Truth isn’t Sexy” campaign to raise public awareness about human trafficking in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. As Trisha Baptie, a former sex-trade...