"What will it take for this country that gives so much lip service to caring about women and children to actually start caring about them? When will we connect the dots between the abuse and violence that is used to control, coerce, and intimidate family members and the criminal conduct we read and hear about in our communities?" - Kit Gruelle
Kit Gruelle, domestic abuse advocate and star of the HBO documentary Private Violence has traveled throughout the country since the film's premiere in January 2014 at the Sundance Film Festival. She will be in Serenbe on Friday, May 19th, 2017 to speak about her experiences at the Serenbe Film - Movies That Matter free screening of Private Violence.
THE EVENT IS FREE. SEATS ARE LIMITED, SO CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT.
This film explores a simple but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most
dangerous place for a woman in America is in her own home. Through the eyes of two survivors
- Deanna Walters, a mother who seeks justice for the crimes committed against her at the
hands of her estranged husband, and Kit Gruelle, an advocate who seeks justice for all women -
we bear witness to the complicated and complex realities of intimate partner violence.
Private Violence begins to shape powerful, new questions that hold the potential to change our
society: Why does he abuse? Why do we turn away? How do we begin to build a future without
This will be an important evening for anyone who has had these issues in their family or friendships. It will also be a meaningful way to sensitize everyone throughout our community (and beyond) to the crucial importance of supporting victims of domestic abuse.
THE EVENT IS FREE. PLEASE SHARE THIS EVENT WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY.
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