Free Film Screening

Gridshock – A documentary about sex trafficking in Iowa.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

A documentary from a team of award-winning filmmakers, Gridshock explores why the sex trafficking industry thrives. Director Vanessa McNeal collects stories from survivors of sex trafficking, local and federal law enforcement, advocates, politicians and a recovering sex addict. Take a look at the culture of impunity that hides and protects johns/buyers and perpetuates sex trafficking.

Event schedule

5:30–6 p.m. Network and visit local agencies providing human trafficking awareness materials
6–6:15 p.m. Find your seat in the auditorium
6:15–6:30 p.m. Welcome by Creighton and Union Pacific LEAD
6:30–7:30 p.m. Screening of Gridshock
7:30–8:30 p.m. Panel discussion

Registration is required for this free event:


Mike and Josie Harper Center - Hixson-Lied Auditorium
602 North 20th St
Omaha, NE 68102
Click here for parking map

Please note that the Mike and Josie Harper Center is under construction. We do not anticipate this will affect the screening, but if it does we’ll post updates on this page.