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MIPTV Picks 2012: The Invisible War

Winner of the audience award for documentary at Sundance this past January, this film puts faces to shocking statistics regarding sexual assault in the U.S. military, and sheds light on a system that has made it difficult or impossible for victims to seek justice.
March 24, 2012

The U.S. Department of Defense estimates that in 2010 alone, over 19,000 sexual assaults occurred in the military. In addition, 20% of all servicewomen have experienced some sort of sexual trauma while serving. The Invisible War, winner of the audience award for documentary at Sundance this past January, puts faces to such statistics, and sheds light on a system that has made it difficult or impossible for victims to seek justice.

Partners: Chain Camera Pictures, Regina Kulik Scully, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, in association with RISE Films, ITVS, Fork Films, Cuomo Cole Productions, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; distributed by ro*co international (international, U.S. educational), Cinedigm Entertainment Group and New Video (theatrical)

Premiered: Sundance, January, 2012

Length: 1 x 97 minutes (theatrical), 55 minutes (TV)

Rights available: All international rights except Canadian and French TV, no rights available in the U.S.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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