From YouTube, Participant Media and Concordia Studio comes the first official trailer from the award-winning YouTube Original documentary The Price of Free. The film follows Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and his team of leaders around the world through gripping secret raids and quests for missing children.
The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the U.S. Documentary Grand Jury Prize. Co-produced and co-financed by Participant Media and Concordia Studio, the 90-minute YouTube Original feature length documentary will debut on SoulPancake’s YouTube channel on November 27th, timed to coincide with #GivingTuesday. SoulPancake is the Participant Media owned multi-platform content studio and production company.
The Price of Free presents an opportunity to amplify the voice of Kailash Satyarthi, a tireless global child rights activist, and to accelerate the reach and impact of his efforts to end child slavery. Working with partners YouTube, Participant, Concordia, the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation, SoulPancake and the 100 Million Campaign’s Global Day of Action on November 14th, the campaign will provide audiences across the U.S. and worldwide with an opportunity to understand and reflect on why millions of children are trapped in child labor and slavery providing pathways for those audiences to invest, advocate and lead change in their community and around the world.
The Price of Free comes from rising director Derek Doneen and is produced by Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, He Named Me Malala) and Sarah Anthony and co-produced by Purnima Raghunath. Executive Producers include Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann, Elise Pearlstein, Laurene Powell Jobs, Shannon Dill, and Jonathan Silberberg.
Watch the trailer right here: