'SOS_SLAVES: Changing the Trafficking Game' Presented at the Games for Change Festival

‘SOS_SLAVES: Changing the Trafficking Game’ Presented at the Games for Change Festival


Chelo Alvarez-Stehle was invited to present her social impact

game SOS_SLAVES: Changing the Trafficking Game—the online companion to the Sands of Silence documentary at the Games For Change Festival Demo SpotLight in June. Chelo and five other producers from around the world were selected to present their games to a panel of designers and funders at the festival’s venue, NYU’s Skirball Center. Founded in 2004, Games for Change is the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social impact.

Produced and directed by Chelo Alvarez-Stehle, SOS_SLAVES online portal integrates a micro-documentary series as well as a game-for-change, inspiring audiences to take direct action through an array of web-based civic engagement tools promoting real world volunteerism. SOS_SLAVES is the new media strand of the documentary project SANDS OF SILENCE: A Personal Journey into the Trafficking of Women.

SOS_SLAVES, currently in production, was first conceived at NALIP Latino Producers Academy, received development funding from Latino Public Broadcasting, and its Concept Demo was developed at BAVC Producers Institute for New Media Technologies. 

Watch the 1 minute video-interview of Chelo by the Games For Change Festival organizers HERE

Watch Chelo’s 5 minute presentation at the Games for Change Festival Demo SpotLight HERE.  


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