Domestic Violence - US
Blind Spot: Murder by Women
A film by Irving Saraf, Allie Light and Julia Hilder, 2000, 87 min., Color
Because murder by women is still relatively rare--only one out of eight murders in the United States is committed by a woman--women's own stories prov...
Breaking the Rule of Thumb
A film by Andrea K. Elovson, 1997, 35 min., Color
Combining powerful interviews with documentary footage, this timely and compelling film takes a comprehensive look at the issues still confronting bat...
A film directed and produced by Cynthia Hill, 2014, 77 min., Color
PRIVATE VIOLENCE explores a simple but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home. Every...
Rule of Thumb
A film by Jill Evans Petzall, 1989, 22 min., Color
A sensitive video which explores domestic violence through the perspective of women who have left abusive relationships. Five women from different bac...
Sin by Silence
A film by Olivia Klaus, 2009, 49 min., Color
From behind prison walls, a group of extraordinary women are shattering misconceptions of domestic violence. An important film that profiles Convicted...
2 Or 3 Things But Nothing for Sure
A film by Tina DiFeliciantonio and Jane C. Wagner, 1997, 12 min., Color
Acclaimed author Dorothy Allison (BASTARD OUT OF CAROLINA) is profiled in this moving, inspiring film. Combining poetic imagery with powerful readings...
Voices Heard Sisters Unseen
A film by Grace Poore, 1995, 75 min., Color
VOICES HEARD SISTERS UNSEEN is a powerful and inspirational film showing how survivors of domestic violence are working to change the way the system t...
Why Women Stay
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A film by Jacqueline Shortell-McSweeney and Debra Zimmerman, 1980, 30 min., BW
This documentary examines the complex reasons why women remain in violent homes and challenges the prevailing attitudes which accept domestic violence...