Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering Target The Hunting Ground

March 1, 2015 6:59 AM

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Director Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering, whose 2012 documentary The Invisible War took a look at the epidemic of rape within the American military and won 2014 Emmy Awards for Best Documentary and Outstanding Investigative Journalism, Long Form; a 2013 Peabody Award; and the 2012 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award. It was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. They now shift the focus to sexual assault on the American college campus with their new film, The Hunting Ground, a Radius TWC release which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and opened in theatrical release February 27.

1. One in five college women will be sexually assaulted. 2. One in 33 college men will be sexually assaulted. 3. Only five percent of campus assaults are reported. 4. Experts say false reports account for only two to ten percent of charges made--meaning between 90 and 98 percent are true. 5. As many...

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