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The Hunting Ground (2014)

1hr 30min / Rated PG-13 / Non-Fiction Feature

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The statistics are staggering: One in five women in college are sexually assaulted, yet only a fraction of these crimes are reported, and even fewer result in punishment for the perpetrators.

From the intrepid team behind THE INVISIBLE WAR (2012) comes a piercing exposé of rape culture on campuses. Weaving together verité footage, expert insights, and first-person testimonies, the film follows undergraduate rape survivors pursuing both their education and justice, despite ongoing harassment and the devastating toll on them and their families. Scrutinizing the gamut of elite ivy-league institutions, state universities and small colleges, filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering reveal an endemic system of institutional cover-ups, rationalizations, victim-blaming, and denial that creates perfect storm conditions for predators to prey with impunity.

Meanwhile, the film captures mavericks Andrea Pino and Annie Clark – survivors who are taking matters into their own hands – employing Title IX legal strategy to fight back and sharing their knowledge among a growing, unstoppable network of young women who will no longer be silent.

Among them is former Zephyrhills High School student Erica Kinsman, who speaks publically for the first time in the film about her December 2012 encounter with Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston. Winston, who denied the rape accusation by saying the encounter was consensual, was neither charged with a crime by the state attorney’s office nor found guilty of violating FSU’s student code of conduct.

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