Ruxi: The Road To Slavery
A short fiction film about human trafficking.
Brief Synopsis: Ruxi's parents left for England when she was very young. Since then, she has looked after her Grandfather and her sister, Andrea. Just as the family fall on hard times, Ana comes into Ruxi's life, with a promise of a job in England...
The fiction form allowed us to tell victims' stories without putting them in danger by exposing their identities.
"Ruxi: The Road to Slavery" was made on behalf of IGNITE Oxford, a charitable organisation that fights against modern day slavery.
Amnesty International "Au Cinéma pour les Droits Humains"
Respect Belfast Human Rights Film Festival
Woods Hole Film Festival
Southampton International Film Festival
Tryon International Film Festival
International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality
HollyShorts (Oscar-qualifying) Monthly
Reality Bytes Student Film Festival
Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival
HerStory Cinephilia Society, Nashville
Best Student Film- ARFF Berlin
Best Student Film, Best Leading Actress in a Short (Nominations)- Southampton International Film Festival
Gold Award- Mindfield LA
Shortlisting- Unchosen Modern Slavery Film Competition
Best Newcomer- International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality
Merit of Awareness- Awareness Film Festival
Nominee- International Short Film Festival Beveren
Semi-Finalist- World of Film International Festival Glasgow