The statistics are staggering. One in five women in college is sexually assaulted, yet only a fraction of these crimes are reported, and even fewer
result in punishment for the perpetrators. From the team behind “The Invisible War,” comes “The Hunting Ground,” a piercing exposé of rape culture on
campuses, poised to light a fire under a national debate.
coordinated national campaign to deny the rampant sexual abuse of women (and!! – in the film – some men as well) and to use extreme methods to protect
violent predators and to silence, ignore and further traumatize women victims.
education and justice, despite ongoing harassment and the devastating toll on them and their families. Scrutinizing the gamut of elite Ivies, 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—ingeniously 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.
find, encourage and support the many thousands of campus victims all over the US of vicious sexual attacks.