Beyond the Classroom presents "The Invisible War"

When: Monday, March 25, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 1102 South Campus Commons, Building 1
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

From Oscar®- and Emmy®-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick (This Film Is Not Yet Rated; Twist of Faith) comes The Invisible War, a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of America's most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. The film paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem-today, a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The Department of Defense estimates there were a staggering 19,000 violent sex crimes in the military in 2010. The Invisible War exposes the epidemic, breaking open one of the most under-reported stories of our generation, to the nation and the world.

Nominated for 2012 Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature

Spring 2013 Series on "People Power: Activism for Social Change"

For more information, contact:
Dr. James V. Riker
Beyond the Classroom
+1 301 314 6622

www.BeyondTheClassroom.umd.edu




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