THE HUNTING GROUND

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Date(s) - 12/22/2015
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

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The JCC in Manhattan

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Tue, Dec 22 – Tue, Dec 22
07:30 PM – 09:30 PM
FREE for Members / $5 public
Dir. Kirby Dick (USA, 2015, 103 min.)The Academy Award-shortlisted documentary The Hunting Ground tackles sexual assault on college campuses, institutional cover-ups and the rise of a new student movement. Weaving together verité footage and first-person testimonies, The Hunting Ground follows survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice — despite harsh retaliation, endless harassment and pushback at every level.The Hunting Ground is directed by Kirby Dick, produced by Amy Ziering, and written by Kirby Dick. It features the original song “Til It Happens to You” written by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga, performed by Lady Gaga.