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The Whistleblower

Pretty Manifesto! -- Leslie Jones and Erin McKean

Ellen Snortland | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
Ellen Snortland

A statuesque woman, Jones started riffing with Colin Jost (the new male anchor of Weekend Update) on the subject of beauty vs. "being useful," mentioning how the ultra-slender Lupita Nyong'o was just named "Most Beautiful Woman" by People magazine.

The DynCorp "See No Evil" Monkey

David Isenberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

The issue is not DynCorp; trafficking in and exploitation of people, whether for labor or sexual services, is the problem.

The Athena Film Festival: 10 Movies That Can Change The World

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.28.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Talented, persistent individuals from around the world are telling their stories in films that span an array of interests and issues -- and you can see the results at the Athena Film Festival.

Movie review: In the Land of Blood and Honey

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You would think that, after World War II, Europe had seen all of the genocide it could stomach for a century or so. But, no, here came the Serbs in th...

On Human Trafficking: The Whistleblower

Trudie Styler | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Trudie Styler

The U.S. government goes into war-torn countries with a reputation for believing itself morally superior, enlightened crusaders for democracy and fairness. To be represented instead by people who abuse that position for their own economic gain is a perversion of purpose.

Talking With Kathryn Bolkovac About Her Experience as The Whistleblower

Stephenie Foster | Posted 10.16.2011 | Entertainment
Stephenie Foster

After seeing The Whistleblower, I contacted Kathryn Bolkovac, whose story is the basis of the movie, and interviewed her. Her answers speak for themselves, but also give such a sense of her persona, grit and determination.

The Whistleblower: Amplifying the Reality of Human Trafficking

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

The Whistleblower, presents an on the ground retelling of the story of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraskan police officer (Rachel Weisz) who became part of the UN police team in post-war Bosnia.

HuffPost Review: The Whistleblower

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.05.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story, The Whistleblower is dark, grim and harrowing. It tells the tale of Kathy Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz), a Nebraska cop looking to make some big dough so she can afford to follow her children.

The Whistleblower: A Compelling Film About Standing Up for What's Right

Stephenie Foster | Posted 10.02.2011 | Entertainment
Stephenie Foster

The Whistleblower is a compelling story of gutsy people in tough and compromising situations making decisions that aren't in their best personal interest.

Sex Trafficking and Prostitution -- Big Business With Plenty of Victims

Cynthia Kounaris | Posted 10.01.2011 | World
Cynthia Kounaris

If most Americans (those not involved in any aspect of the sex industry) think about prostitution, I would guess that we have two images of it -- glea...

Jordan Zakarin

The Story That Haunted Rachel Weisz

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 10.01.2011 | Entertainment

"My favorite genre of movie -- if you could call it a genre, because there's not so many of them out there -- would be the ordinary woman doing the ex...

The Whistleblower: Know Your Enemy

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.28.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Based on the real life story of Nebraska cop Kathy Bolkovac, who gets a job with an international peacekeeping force in post-war Bosnia, The Whistleblower is a thriller about the lucrative trade of human trafficking.

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival Digs Deep, Asks the Hard Questions

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.15.2011 | New York
E. Nina Rothe

I have always found cinema to be the best avenue for becoming better educated, and learning about human rights is no exception to that rule.