DAVENPORT — The Project of the Quad Cities is hosting a screening of the documentary “Gridshock.”
From the Facebook event:
Come join The Project of the Quad Cities at the FIGGE for a FREE exclusive screening of Quad City native, Vanessa McNeal’s riveting documentary exposing the hidden and disturbing reality behind the sex trafficking demand in Iowa, GRIDSHOCK.
5:30pm- Meet and greet with The Project
6:00pm- Movie Screening and Q&A with Vanessa
ABOUT VANESSA AND GRIDSHOCK
Vanessa McNeal, a filmmaker and survivor of sexual violence sets out to explore the often overlooked reality about why the sex trafficking industry thrives. The truth is that sex trafficking wouldn’t exist without the unquenchable thirst and demand for it. On the quest to learn more, Vanessa discovers who the johns/buyers are and why there is a culture of impunity that hides and protects them. In this riveting and truly disturbing documentary what you think you know about sex trafficking will be challenged. What is hidden will come to light, even in a mid-western state like Iowa. The film features survivors of sex trafficking, local and federal law enforcement, advocates, politicians, and a recovering sex addict.
For more information visit: https://www.gridshockdocumentary.com/
The screening is on Thursday, April 18 at 5:30 p..m. The Figge Art Museum is at 225 W. 2nd St. in Davenport.