by Kirby Dick
(95 mins, USA, 2011)

Thursday, Sept 20, 7pm

Oscar and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick presents a groundbreaking documentary investigation into one of America’s most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the US military. An estimated 30 percent of servicewomen and at least 1 percent of servicemen are sexually assaulted during their enlistment at the hands of fellow soldiers. Focusing on the compelling stories of survivors, this powerful film reveals the systemic cover up of the crimes against them and follows their struggles to rebuild their lives and fight for justice within a Kafkaesque military legal system.

Discussion to follow film, with Rebekah Havrilla (Service Women’s Action Network).

Presented by the Alexia Foundation for World Peace.

Discussion to follow film, with Rebekah Havrilla
Service Women’s Action Network

Thursday, September 20, 7pm

Presented by the Alexia Foundation for World Peace.

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