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Post Magazine: Modern slavery, and the American photographer who is doing her bit to abolish it

At last month’s Thomson Reuters Anti-Slavery Summit the audience was spellbound by the stories, and images, of humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine. Sarah Lazarus spoke to her about her work. BY SARAH LAZARUS Read the full article on Post Magazine

By | 2017-09-29T09:45:31+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Featured, News, Press & Media|Comments Off on Post Magazine: Modern slavery, and the American photographer who is doing her bit to abolish it

The Freedom Center in Cincinnati Features Lisa Kristine Exhibit

This article also contains audio of Lisa's radio interview about the exhibit at the Freedom Center, click the link here to listen. Humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine, who specializes in indigenous peoples worldwide, uses her powerful images and intimate portrayals to elevate awareness of social causes such as modern slavery. The United Nations estimates there are approximately [...]

By | 2017-01-17T14:38:17+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|News, Press & Media|Comments Off on The Freedom Center in Cincinnati Features Lisa Kristine Exhibit

The Heartbreaking Reality of Sex Slavery and ‘Debt Bondage’

X-files star Gillian Anderson plays a character inspired by Lisa Kristine in the new film 'SOLD'. Adapted from the internationally bestselling novel by Patricia McCormick, Sold follows a 13-year-old Nepali girl named Lakshmi whose father sends her to Kolkata, India, to work as a domestic servant. Instead, she finds herself living as a sex slave [...]

By | 2017-01-17T14:38:17+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Featured, Lisa Kristine, News, Press & Media|Comments Off on The Heartbreaking Reality of Sex Slavery and ‘Debt Bondage’

North Bay photographer Lisa Kristine inspires character in the movie ‘Sold’

Article from the Press Democrat Lisa Kristine created her own job, traveling the world to take photos of indigenous people in remote places, and eventually emerged with own job title. Now she is invariably designated the “humanitarian photographer,” best known for documenting slavery around the world with photos of people laboring in gold mines in [...]

By | 2017-01-17T14:38:17+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Homepage Teasers, News, Press & Media|Comments Off on North Bay photographer Lisa Kristine inspires character in the movie ‘Sold’

Lisa Kristine reveals the brutal conditions – and uplifting humanity – of today’s slaves

Photographer Lisa Kristine has traveled the globe for three decades, inviting viewers to deeply connect with her subjects. By Marilyn Jones, Correspondent DECEMBER 29, 2014 Courtesy of Lisa Kristine SONOMA, CALIF. — When people describe photographer Lisa Kristine, two words invariably surface: compassion and humility. For the past 30 years, while practicing her art of [...]

By | 2017-01-17T14:38:17+00:00 December 16th, 2015|News, Press & Media|Comments Off on Lisa Kristine reveals the brutal conditions – and uplifting humanity – of today’s slaves

Bound for Freedom Film

Humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine makes it her mission to seek out and document global slavery. Director Erica Jordan follows Kristine as she negotiates her way into Sonagachi, the largest red-light district in Kolkata, India, and the subject of the Academy Award-winning Born Into Brothels (MVFF 2004). There, Kristine shoots portraits of the enslaved women while [...]

By | 2017-01-17T14:38:17+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Featured, News, Videos|Comments Off on Bound for Freedom Film

Anti Trafficking Trio Share Passion For Freedom

Lisa Kristine inspires the world with her photography of people living in ancient and often horrific circumstances; much of her work focuses on vividly documenting slavery. In early 2012, 8-year-old Vivienne Harr saw a photo Kristine had taken of two slave children with rocks strapped to their heads, holding hands as they struggled under the [...]

By | 2017-04-26T16:33:18+00:00 December 20th, 2013|News, Press & Media|Comments Off on Anti Trafficking Trio Share Passion For Freedom

Sex Trafficking Nepal

While in Nepal, I documented sex trafficking. I was forewarned that it would be very difficult for me to work safely within this hidden industry. Beneath the very alive streets of Kathmandu lie some hidden sex lairs called cabin restaurants. I was escorted down a narrow passage of stairs leading to the fluorescent-lit cabins by [...]

By | 2015-11-25T16:05:15+00:00 June 9th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Sex Trafficking Nepal