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#IAmVanessaGuillen

Documentary 1h 14m 2022

Fully subtitled in English.

We will be hosting a live Q&A at Feb 8 - 5pm PT/ 8pm ET with director Andrea Patiño Contreras and film subject Karina Lopez. Register here.

The murder of Army soldier Vanessa Guillen at Fort Hood military base hit too close to home for service member Karina Lopez, a survivor of assault on the very same military base. When Karina creates a viral Facebook post with the hashtag #IamVanessaGuillen, hundreds of other soldiers open up to add their own experiences of abuse to the hashtag. Facing retaliation from the top ranks, Karina and other Latina soldiers push forward to make their stories public, fuelling a movement demanding an end to the cycle of abuse impacting US service members.

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Language

English

Country

United States

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