OUR DOCUMENTARY LIST
The books listed here dive into the issues of sexual abuse and assault. They serve as resources and as an opportunity to learn and grow from survivors and allies. These movies may not be the best for someone who is looking for a reading list for self-care and relaxation after abuse, or assault.
Those looking for a reading list for self-care and relaxation after abuse or assault may not be in a place in their journey to find these resources helpful. We have created another list of books and movies under “escapes” to transport survivors to another world or to take our minds off of trauma. click the button below to see that list.
AT THE HEART OF GOLD
At the heart of gold features victims of U.S.A. gymnastics, U.S. Olympic Committee, and Michigan State University’s enabling behavior that allowed hundreds of known victims to be sexually assaulted. These are their shocking stories of survival as they worked to reveal a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything. it examines how abusers such as Larry Nassar, the former osteopathic physician for the U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastic team, could go unchecked for so many years.
Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media and culture contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.
HOT GIRLS WANTED
Hot Girls Wanted tells the story of young women who have been drawn into the sex trade—and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.
THE HUNTING GROUND
The Hunting Ground investigates assault on college campuses, providing interviews of male and female survivors and national statistics.
The Mask You Live In
The mask you live in follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity.
THE INVISIBLE WAR
The Invisible War interviews survivors and unpacks the deeply-rooted problem of sexual assault in our armed forces.
WE ARE MAN ENOUGH SERIES
The We Are Man Enough series explores and redefines traditional masculinity in America. Episode 4 discusses how men can learn from #metoo to shape the next generation.