Filmmakers of "The Invisible War" Reflect on Sundance Premiere

By Steve Goldbloom, reporting for PBS and BTB at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival
Posted on January 27, 2012

This past weekend, filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering premiered their documentary The Invisible War at the Sundance Film Festival. 

The film examines the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the U.S. military, the institutions that cover up its existence, and the profound personal and social consequences that arise from it. Watch the video below as both filmmakers recount the Sundance experience.

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