Arts Express: Director Richie Mehta Talks Siddharth, And India Child Trafficking


Siddharth: Canadian director Richie Mehta talks about his dramatic feature filmed in India, and based on a true story of a disappeared child laborer there, possibly kidnapped into the flourishing child sex trafficking and organ theft black markets.


Poetry Corner: Environmental activist poet Daniela Geoseffi reads from her work. A novelist, literary critic, essayist, and performer as well, Geoseffi is distinguished for collecting global writings for Women on War: International Writings from Antiquity to the Present. As the first anthology of world literature ever to gather female voices everywhere, on the issues of war affecting women’s lives.

Book Corner: Noir And Capitalism: Class, Crime And International Film Noir. LIU Professor Dennis Broe, with the World Film Beat Report.

Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.