A rare personal film that truly becomes universal…
- Human Rights Watch Film Festival
The Line tells a true story. Nancy Schwartzman, the filmmaker, is a young woman who was raped and decided to confront the attacker with a hidden camera. The film puts our focus on today’s “rape culture”, and raises a difficult question:
Where is the line defining consent?
For this week's case study, we will focuse on how this intimate 24-minute documentary effectively addressed the issue of sex and violence, and how the filmmaker started a compaign that bring real changes to the ways that views think about consent.
To read the inspiring case study please visit:
Also, for those who want to see the film, the Women’s Center of American University will organize a screening on:
Tuesday, November 8 · 8:00pm - 11:00pm at Ward 2
Other case studies featured in the report will be available:
Oct. 21: Not in Our Town
Oct. 28: A Lion in the House
Nov. 4: The Line
Nov. 11: Lioness
Nov. 18: Out In The Silence
Nov. 25: State Of Fear: The Truth About Terrorism
For more information or to download the report, please visit: