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The Hunting Ground (2015)

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An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families.

Director:

Kirby Dick

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Kirby Dick
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Andrea Pino Andrea Pino ... Herself
Annie Clark Annie Clark ... Herself
Claire Potter Claire Potter ... Herself - Professor of History (as Claire Bond Potter)
Melinda Manning Melinda Manning ... Herself - Assistant Dean of Students, University of North Carolina
Kimberly Theidon Kimberly Theidon ... Herself - Medical Anthropologist and Former Harvard Professor
Kamilah Willingham Kamilah Willingham ... Herself
Mrs. Willingham Mrs. Willingham ... Herself - Kamilah Willingham's Mother
Caroline Heldman ... Herself - Associate Professor of Politics, Occidental College
David Lisak David Lisak ... Himself - Clinical Psychologist
Leslie Strohm Leslie Strohm ... Herself - General Counsel, University of North Carolina (archive footage)
Danielle Dirks Danielle Dirks ... Herself - Assistant Professor of Sociology, Occidental College
Diane Rosenfeld Diane Rosenfeld ... Herself - Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School (as Diane L. Rosenfeld)
Pat Cottrell Pat Cottrell ... Himself - Former University Campus Police Officer, Saint Mary's College
Rachel Hudak Rachel Hudak ... Herself
Carol Ann Mooney Carol Ann Mooney ... Herself - President, Saint Mary's College (archive footage)
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From the makers of The Invisible War (2012) comes a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Weaving together verité footage and first-person testimonies, the film follows the lives of several undergraduate assault survivors as they attempt to pursue - despite incredible push back, harassment, and traumatic aftermath - both their education and justice.

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For 1 in 5 women, their dream school will become a nightmare.

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Documentary

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic material involving sexual assault, and for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 2016 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Campus Assaults See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,464, 1 March 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$405,917

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$411,115
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Chain Camera Pictures See more »
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Color
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The documentary has been denounced by 19 Harvard Law School professors who challenged the accuracy of the film. See more »

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Referenced in The Harvey Weinstein Scandal: Aftermath (2017) See more »

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I Got In
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Arranged & performed by Chris Westlake
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Ignore the clutchers - great documentary
6 December 2015 | by SparrowhawkSee all my reviews

This is an excellent documentary on a very disturbing topic. How disturbing? Well, read the other reviews. The majority of them are by Men's Rights guys waving the red herring flag of ONE case mentioned in the movie. It's the only thing they've got to try and discredit this film. Pretty sad that a bunch of grown men feel they have to crowd onto this site and post sad little rants, clutching their stones because OMG WOMINZ MITE GET RIGHTZ!!!!! Don't pay any attention to them. This is an important film that should be seen by as many people as possible, ESPECIALLY YOUNG PEOPLE. You're better than those panicked little toddlers.


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