The Invisible War

Invisible War
  • Audience Award, Sundance Film Festival Awards
    2012

A film by Kirby Dick

An investigative and powerfully emotional documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military.

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick investigates the troubling epidemic of rape in the military while speaking with the courageous victims who have refused to be intimidated into silence. In 2009 alone, 16,150 service members were sexually assaulted. Meanwhile, it’s estimated that female soldiers in the U.S. military are more likely to be raped by a male soldier than shot by an enemy combatant.

Despite the overwhelming evidence presented by these victimized soldiers, however, only 2% of rape accusations in the military end in prosecution. In some cases, male soldiers have even been awarded medals for bravery and professionalism while being investigated for rape. In addition to hearing from the women who have been sexually assaulted while serving their country, we also learn how systematic corruption allows the vast majority of their attackers to walk free and what’s being done to ensure that no crime goes unpunished.

 

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Technical Information

Production Year
2012
Country of Production
USA
Language
English
Running Time
95 mins

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Sunday, Jul 8, 2012
11:30am
Saturday, Jul 7, 2012
11:30am
Thursday, Jul 5, 2012
9:45pm · 7:30pm · 5:15pm · 2:30pm
Wednesday, Jul 4, 2012
9:45pm · 7:30pm · 5:15pm · 2:30pm
Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012
9:45pm · 7:30pm · 5:15pm
Monday, Jul 2, 2012
9:45pm · 7:30pm · 5:15pm
Sunday, Jul 1, 2012
9:45pm · 7:30pm · 5:15pm
Saturday, Jun 30, 2012
9:45pm · 7:30pm · 5:15pm · 2:30pm
Friday, Jun 29, 2012
9:45pm · 7:30pm · 5:15pm · 2:30pm

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