The Hunting Ground

Directed by: Kirby Dick Produced by: Amy Ziering

In The Hunting Ground, bringing attention to college sexual assault cases in effort to end the silence was effectively viewed through personal interviews, statistics, and an appeal to pathos.

The purpose of this particular documentary was to inform viewers and bring attention to the silence of sexual assault cases a well-known universities. Many cases reported went without authority attention or involvement to eliminate the issue. Victims were accused of being the cause of their abuse due to clothing, alcohol or drug intake, or even their locations.

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