I want to introduce me self.
My name is Gerrit Tienkamp (Nickname Peter.bkk) a Dutchmen.
Born in Eindhoven / The Netherlands.
Living for many years in Asia. (Thailand and Cambodia).
Living before in the center of the Netherlands (Rhenoy-Betuwe).
I'm the most Social Guy of the Planet.
Try to make everybody happy.
Friday, February 5, 2016
Ticket to Paradise
A scene from the film “Ticket to Paradise”
Global Alliance Against Traffic In Women (GAATW) will hold film
screenings of two documentaries, Ticket to Paradise and Becky’s Journey,
revolving around the concepts of human trafficking, the sex trade, and
Ticket to Paradise, which will be screened first at 7pm, looks at the
northeastern part of Thailand and identifies two types of families; one
where daughters marry Western men, and one where they don’t. The first
live in concrete buildings, the latter in small wooden cottages.
For the young girls in the village, tickets to paradise mean finding a
Western husband. That’s why they all look up to Sommai, who previously
worked in a factory in Denmark, hoping she can help fulfill their dreams
of finding Western partners.
Meanwhile, for the newlywed Kae, such a journey means forsaking her
child. As for Saeng, her ticket to paradise lies in the sex bars of
Through several Thai women's stories, Ticket to Paradise shows how
the mechanism of supply and demand works in a globalized world. To Thai
women, Denmark and the Western world are a paradise, and vice versa.
Becky’s Journey, screening at 8:30pm, tells the story of a
26-year-old Nigerian woman who wishes to become a sex slave in Europe.
The first time she tried, she was stopped with fake documents in the
airport in Nigeria. Becky then decides to embark on a journey to Italy
through Africa’s deserts. Through interviews and narration, the film
looks at human trafficking, sex work, and migration through the Becky’s
At the end of the screening, there will be a discussion with Sam Plambech, a Danish social anthropologist and filmmaker.
The screenings take place on Feb. 18, from 7pm onward, at Jam Bar, BTS Surasak Exit 2. Entry is free.
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