Film: "The Invisible War"

Film: "The Invisible War"

When: Thursday, March 7, 2013, 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl St. • (Central Sq. Stop on the Red Line) • Cambridge

Womens Internation League for Peace and Freedom
Monthly Peace & Justice Film Series 

"THE INVISIBLE WAR" (OSCAR and EMMY nominated)

A GROUNDBREAKING INVESTIGATIVE DOCUMENTARY ABOUT ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST SHAMEFUL AND BEST KEPT SECRETS: THE EPIDEMIC OF RAPE WITHIN THE U.S. MILITARY.  THE FILM PAINTS A STARTLING PICTURE OF THE EXTENT OF THE PROBLEM-TODAY, A FEMALE SOLDIER IN COMBAT  ZONES IS MORE LIKELY TO BE RAPED BY A FELLOW SOLDIER  THAN KILLED BY ENEMY FIRE.  TWENTY PERCENT OF ALL ACTIVE-DUTY FEMALE SERVICEWOMEN ARE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED.

http://invisiblewarmovie.com/ for more information.

Film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ECOqpv45tIo

PROFOUNDLY MOVING, THE FILM FOLLOWS THE  STORY OF SEVERAL IDEALISTIC YOUNG SERVICEWOMEN WHO WERE RAPED AND THEN BETRAYED BY THEIR OWN OFFICERS.  THE INVISIBLE WAR IS ONE OF THOSE RARE  FILM SO POWERFUL IT HAS ALREADY HELPED CHANGE MILITARY POLICY

 
Parking Nearby--Municipal Garage and street parking

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Cambridge Peace Commission

Refreshments will be served

For more information: 617 244-8054

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