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Gabriella Apicella

Ruth Jacobs – Panellist at Amnesty International HQ, London – Honest Lies Première Screening & Discussion – 14 Oct at 7PM

October 13, 2013 // 3 Comments

The short film 'Honest Lies' is based on a story written Anita James, a woman who was previously in prostitution... Following the screening will be a discussion of the challenges and barriers faced by women seeking to leave the sex trade, ways in which they can be empowered and supported, and a clear message of support for a change in UK law, calling for people who are in prostitution to be decriminalised.

In the Booth with Ruth – Gabriella Apicella, Screenwriter

July 11, 2013 // 2 Comments

I strongly believe that film is one of the most powerful tools for communication, and when iconic images stand in for real-world complexity this can reduce anything to stereotype. So much so that prostitution is all too frequently romanticised as in ‘Pretty Woman’, or demonised as in ’Monster’...