googletag.enableServices(); }); Liberty Theatre | Camas WA | Ghost Fleet
Ghost Fleet () Release Date: July 12th, 2019
Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
Director: Shannon Service, Jeffrey Waldron
Genres: Documentary
Starring: Tun Lin, Patima Tungpuchayakul
Ends 7/18
Ghost Fleet follows a small group of activists who risk their lives on remote Indonesian islands to find justice and freedom for the enslaved fishermen who feed the world's insatiable appetite for seafood. Bangkok-based Patima Tungpuchayakul, a Thai abolitionist, has committed her life to helping these "lost" men return home. Facing illness, death threats, corruption, and complacency, Patima's fearless determination for justice inspires her nation and the world.

From Variety - "GHOST FLEET documents the slave trade practiced by the Thai fishing industry.
It's like something out of a Joseph Conrad novel: A young man goes out for a night on the town, hoping to meet a girl — perhaps a prostitute. He finds one, follows her into a room somewhere, and, without warning, is jumped by several men and knocked out cold. He awakes the next day on a bed that is moving. When he looks up, he realizes his bed is moving because he’s on a ship in the middle of the ocean. Not just any ship, but a Thai fishing boat staffed by dozens of men like him who were kidnapped on land and forced into slavery, trawling the ocean for fish and seafood until they either die or escape. He will spend the next five years of his life like that.

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