1 JUNE 2012, HANOI: The new documentary film will not be aired as scheduled. Stay tuned on www.mtvexit.org for full broadcast details.
New documentary film, Enslaved: An MTV EXIT Special, to premiere on VTV and MTV Vietnam
Mỹ Tâm, Karik, and Buc Tuong to join international bands Simple Plan and Brown Eyed Girls at MTV EXIT Live in Hanoi free concert on 26 May
15 MAY 2012, HANOI: MTV EXIT (End Exploitation and Trafficking), today announced the launch of new half-hour documentary film, Enslaved: An MTV EXIT Special, hosted by Mỹ Tâm, the newly appointed MTV EXIT Celebrity Ambassador to Vietnam and one of the country’s leading pop stars. The powerful documentary film will give audiences a rare glimpse into human trafficking and exploitation, telling stories of survivors and highlighting what everyone can do to help end this horrific crime. Enslaved: An MTV EXIT Special will premiere on Vietnam Television (VTV) and on MTV Vietnam channel on 2 June 2012. Full broadcast details to be announced.
Enslaved gives audiences a real-life look glimpse into this critical social problem telling real-life stories of Vietnamese people affected by the human trafficking trade. Two friends Lin and Trong tell their account of being trafficked to carry out hard manual labour in a brick factory; Khanh shares her story of how she was trafficked to work on a chicken farm; and Thien, a young girl shares on how she was deceived and trafficked as a forced sex worker. MTV EXIT celebrity ambassador to Vietnam and host of Enslaved, Mỹ Tâm connects these experiences to the audience, while demonstrating how Vietnamese can protect themselves and their families from being trafficked, and highlighting what everyone can do to help end this horrific crime.
Mỹ Tâm will also be joining the fight against human trafficking by performing at the MTV EXIT Live in Hanoi free concert at Hanoi’s My Dinh Stadium on 26 May. The massive live concert will be headlined by international modern-rock sensation, Simple Plan. Joining the line-up are Korean pop group Brown Eyed Girls and Australian vocal sensation, Kate Miller-Heidke who previously performed at MTV EXIT’s 2010 concert in Hanoi, as well as top local artists, Karik, Buc Tuong, DJ Tri Minh, and Bigtoe.
The 26 May live concert follows the MTV EXIT’s 2010 concert tour in Vietnam, which saw 80,000 Vietnamese music fans attend four concerts across the country, including the massive event at My Dinh Stadium featuring K-pop superstars, Super Junior.
MTV EXIT is supported by the following partners: VTV, MTV Vietnam, An Thuan Media, TQPR Vietnam, NCT, Sinh Vien Vietnam, Hoa Hoc Tro, Xone FM, Rockpassion.vn and Baomoi.com. For details on how to get FREE tickets to the MTV EXIT Live in Hanoi concert go to www.mtvexit.org/vietnam.