I’m on the email list for the folks who made the outstanding documentary, “The Invisible War,” a film about the crisis of sexual assaults within the U.S. military. I’m interviewed in the film because of my work covering the issue, primarily the series I coauthored at the Denver Post called “Betrayal in the Ranks.”
And right now, I’m hopeful, because it seems like this time, real change is going to happen, not just the empty promises we heard after our series ran. So please, read the email below from Invisible War director Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering, and take a moment to be a part of this movement. There’s real momentum now–so don’t let it die.
“On Monday, President Obama issued a statement declaring he was going to work to end the epidemic of sexual assaults within our Armed Forces. As you know, since our film premiered at Sundance in January, we have had several strategic screenings for key policymakers and legislators in Washington. In response to the resounding outcry that these viewings have provoked, we are honored and humbled that today the issue managed to get the attention of our Commander and Chief.
- Tweet this now: We applaud @BarackObama @whitehouse – stand up for truth & justice, change “Zero Tolerance” from rhetoric 2 reality. #Military #NotInvisible
- Share this link with five friends – encourage them to watch the trailer, Follow us on Twitter and use the #NotInvisible hashtag in Tweets, and join the conversation on Facebook: http://www.invisiblewarmovie.com/eflier/
- Pass this email on and ask friends and family to take action and tell the President that we applaud his statement, but will be here to keep holding the Administration accountable
- Tell people about the film and find a screening time in a city near you http://www.invisiblewarmovie.com/eflier/