The Invisible War

From Oscar- and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick 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.

Panel Discussion and Q&A to follow the viewing.
For more information, contact Mackenzie at mwise1@uvm.edu

Sponsored by the Women’s Center & the UVM Film Club in recognition of Sexual Violence Awareness Month

View the trailer here

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