Sexual Assault Awareness Month: War Zone

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In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, MEF is offering a curated package of four educational films at a specially discounted rate throughout April.

This week, we’re pleased to showcase War Zone, from award-winning filmmaker Maggie Hadleigh-West, who believes the streets are a “war zone” for women. In the film, Hadleigh-West takes to the streets with a hidden camera and confronts a succession of men who harass her, asking them point-blank to explain what they were thinking. The film may have been released twenty years ago, but it comes across with newfound power and urgency today as we find ourselves in a full-scale national reckoning with the normalization of sexual harassment and abuse.

 

 

We hope you’ll take a minute to check out the other films in this special curated package as well. We’ve selected these four titles because we feel they offer important insights into how cultural norms shape our attitudes about sex, power, and violence, while encouraging students to think critically about mass media’s role in reinforcing and reproducing these norms.

Don’t miss this special discounted rate throughout Sexual Assault Awareness Month.*

* Offer not to be combined with any other promotions or discounts. Offer expires April 30, 2018.