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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
Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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