Abolitionist documentary to show at FatCats


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Operation Underground Railroad will play a documentary film in Rexburg’s FatCats Theater Thursday, May 28 to inform people of continuing rescue missions to save children trapped in the sex slave trade.

The film, The Abolitionists, is open to the community, with no admission fee, and seats are first come first served, according to The Abolitionists Rexburg Screening Facebook event page.

The show times are 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m., according to the Facebook event page.

Each showing will have an introduction from Tim Ballard, a former CIA agent and the founder of Operation Underground Railroad, followed by the film and a short question and answer session, according to the Operation Underground Railroad flier.

The movie is about the lost children and the organization, Operation Underground Railroad, according to the Facebook event page. The movie shows Ballard’s attempts to liberate these children from slave trade around the world.

“To the children who we pray for daily, we say: your long night is coming to an end,” according to the Operation Underground Railroad website. “Hold on. We are on our way.”



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