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POV Season 32
Trailer | 03/14/2019 | 3 Mins

In a rehabilitation shelter in Ghana, two children are recovering from enslavement to fishermen. But their story takes an unexpected turn when their rescuer embarks on another mission and asks the children for help. Charting the unfolding drama, The Rescue List tells a moving story of friendship and courage—transcending tropes of victimhood and illustrating what it means to love and survive.

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Film Credits —

  • Zachary Fink Director Zachary Fink
  • Alyssa Fedele Director Alyssa Fedele

Critical Acclaim —

“Eye-opening and empathetic, The Rescue List is the kind of issue-driven doc that betters the world by mere virtue of its existence.”

— David Ehrlich, IndieWire