Supporting Your Child After a Sexual Assault

Academy Award nominated filmmaker, Amy Ziering, talks about how to support your child after he or she has been sexually assaulted or raped.
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Academy Award nominated filmmaker, Amy Ziering, talks about how to support your child after he or she has been sexually assaulted or raped.

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Amy Ziering

AMY ZIERING is a two-time Emmy award winning and Academy award nominated documentary filmmaker. Her most recent film, The Hunting Ground, a piercing, monumental exposé of rape culture on campuses, premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Her previous film, The Invisible War, a groundbreaking investigation into the epidemic of rape in the U.S. military, won the Audience Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, the Independent Spirit Award 2012 for Best Documentary, was nominated for an Oscar and won the 2014 Emmy Awards for Best Documentary and Outstanding Investigative Journalism. The film helped influence Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to announce significant policy changes and catalyzed the penning and passing of 35 pieces of legislation in its wake. Her previous film, Outrage, for which she received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Investigative Journalism, is an indictment of the hypocrisy of powerful, closeted politicians and the institutions that protect them. Ziering also co-directed and produced Derrida, a documentary about the world-renowned French philosopher. She is the 2012 recipient of the Nestor Almendros Prize for Courage and Filmmaking, the 2013 Ridenhour Documentary Film Prize, the 2013 Gracie Award for Outstanding Producer - News/Non-Fiction and the 2013 Peabody Award. Ziering is currently in production on a new project for HBO.101


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