Get a sneak peek at the first public screening of Too Close to Home, a WEDU documentary on human trafficking in Tampa Bay, premiering at the Tampa Theatre on September 12. Meet human trafficking survivors, law enforcement, service providers, and other community groups immediately following the screening.
About the documentary:
Behind our world-famous beaches, tourist attractions and sunny suburbs lies an alarming secret: Tampa Bay is a hotbed for human trafficking. Men, women and children are forced against their will to serve in the sex trade, domestic servitude and agricultural industries. They are bought, sold and discarded in our own community, making Florida the third-highest ranked state in the nation for this fast-growing crime. Join us for an in-depth look at this crisis with Too Close To Home, a WEDU documentary on human trafficking in Tampa Bay. Local law enforcement, service providers and citizens are creating a grass roots movement to help combat this form of modern-day slavery.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
While there is not an age limit requirement to attend this screening event, please be advised the documentary may contain sensitive subject matter for young viewers.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Please visit Tampa Theatre's website for complete details on parking.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email that will include a link to update your reservation if needed.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
It is preferred that guests provide a printed ticket upon entry to the screening event. Please note that we are unable to scan tickets at the theatre and can only accept printed tickets.
When & Where
WEDU Public Media
WEDU PBS is West Central Florida’s primary PBS station and public media company reaching 16 counties through media platforms including on-air programming and online experiences that broaden horizons, transport and transform and open gateways to new ideas and new worlds. Financially supported by the community, the organization offers a wealth of award-winning inspirational, educational and enlightening content over a variety of media platforms including: television programming, station’s website, wedu.org and various social media platforms, monthly member magazine Premiere, educational outreach activities and a myriad of special events. WEDU’s focus on the local community has resulted in the station being regarded as a beacon of trust for men, women and children of every walk of life no matter their age, ethnicity or socio-economic status. WEDU is a treasured community resource; a window to the world for the homebound and a vital educational source for the youngest members of society. WEDU prides itself on its position in the Tampa Bay community as a leader, partner, informed citizen and a member of PBS, the most trusted institution in America (ORC International’s DualFrame CARAVAN, January 2014). For more information, program schedules or to support WEDU PBS, visit wedu.org, WEDU Public Media on Facebook and Twitter or call 813.254.9338.