• The Invisible War (2011)

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Release Date: June 22nd, 2012

DVD Release Date: October 23rd, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
A filmmaker explores the ever-increasing incidents of violent sexual assault within the U.S. military.

Director: Kirby Dick

Genres: Documentary

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  • The film's implication, quite starkly, is that a strong military doesn't favor crybabies, that a certain degree of rape is unavoidable - and inevitably, that some women may have been asking for it. One hearing noted that the victim was dressed provocatively. In her official uniform. show more

  • Kirby Dick's shocking investigation into widespread sexual assault in the U.S. military is an urgent call to action. show more

  • The Invisible War might be best judged as a piece of activism, in which case it's already succeeding - after seeing the film in April, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta took the responsibility for sexual assault investigations away from commanding officers and put them in the hands of higher-ranking officials. show more

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