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"The Turn Out": Realistic Portrayal of Sex Trafficking in Small Town America

Dr. Celia Williamson
Emancipation Nation (Episode 55)

Posted on: July 28, 2020

Sex trafficking involves wealthy girls who leave the country only to be trafficked by foreigners with no one else to save them except Liam Neeson because they have been "TAKEN" right? Blockbuster hit, realty disaster! "The Turn Out", new film by Director Pearl Gluck, lays out the realities of sex trafficking and how it happens in small town America...


Take Note: Pearl Gluck On Her New Film, “The Turn Out”

By: Patty Satalia

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Sex trafficking; they call it the new American slavery.  It’s been reported in all 50 states, and whether we acknowledge it or not, it’s happening right under our noses...

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Film Sees Human Trafficking Through Eyes of Truck Driver

By Terry Mikesell
The Columbus Dispatch

Posted on: March 22, 2018

When she was dating a truck driver, Pearl Gluck would be on the road with him and see what took place in the parking lots of some truck stops...

OU Prof’s Feature Film to Spotlight Issue of Sex Trafficking

By: Andrea Gibson

Posted on: June 25, 2014

Using locations in Athens County and West Virginia, filmmaker Pearl Gluck will begin shooting a drama about sex trafficking in early July...

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In the Press

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OU Prof’s Feature Film To Spotlight Issue Of Sex Trafficking

June 25, 2014


WOUB Digital

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Student Perspectives: The Turn Out & Independent Filmmaking In Ohio

October 14, 2014


Ohio University Film


Athens International Film Festival to celebrate 45th year

April 11, 2018 


The Athens Messenger

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Take Note: Pearl Gluck On Her New Film, “The Turn Out”

May 27, 2016  



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Feature Film To Spotlight Issue Of Sex Trafficking

June 19, 2014 


Ohio Research

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Pearl Gluck’s film “The Turn Out”

April 10, 2018

Talk Radio WRNR

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Swarens: 'This is not an after-school special,' director of sex trafficking film says
October 10, 2018
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From Trucker to actor: New movie shows sex trafficking through eyes of trucker

April 17, 2018


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Former OU professor to bring film back to Athens for International Film and Video Festival

April 10, 2018


The Post

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Film sees human trafficking through eyes of truck driver

March 22, 2018 


The Columbus Dispatch

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Penn State Film Professor Pearl Gluck Focuses Lens On Sex Trafficking

November 24, 2014


Centre Daily Times

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Penn State Professor’s Film Aims to Generate Awareness on Trafficking

November 10, 2017



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Film Cameo

July 17, 2014


Consider The Thought

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