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The Hunting Ground

Remember the Women Institute proudly to co-sponsored with JCC Manhattan the screening of a timely and pivotal documentary, The Hunting Ground.

Tuesday, December 22, 7:30 pm
JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street
New York City

Gender, Mass Violence, and Genocide

Photo, left: Pictured at the screening of The Hunting Ground are (l-r) Isaac Zablocki, Director of Film Programs at the JCC in Manhattan; Karen Shulman, Director of Education and Development for Remember the Women Institute; and Barbara Dobkin, Founding Chair of the Jewish Women’s Archive’s Board of Directors and founder of Ma’yan: The Jewish Women’s Project of the JCC in Manhattan. Photo, right: Amy Ziering, producer of The Hunting Ground spoke with the audience via Skype from Los Angeles.

This extraordinary documentary, shortlisted for the 2015 Oscars, tackles sexual assault on college campuses, institutional cover-ups, and the rise of a new student movement. Weaving together verité footage and first-person testimonies, The Hunting Ground follows survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice--despite harsh retaliation, endless harassment and pushback at every level. The Hunting Ground is directed and written by Kirby Dick, the Academy award-nominated director of Sick, and produced by Amy Ziering. It features the original song "Til It Happens to You" written by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga, performed by Lady Gaga. Watch trailer.

The Hunting Ground (USA, 2015, 103 minutes) is not yet rated.

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