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The Hunting Ground: New Film Confronts The Problem That Universities Refuse To Confront

The Hunting Ground is a devastating examination of the university response to campus sexual assault. Filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering have created a tightly edited and well-researched film that weaves personal narratives, institutional analysis, and social science statistics to make a persuasive argument that in an effort to maintain their brands, universities have overlooked the alarming incidence of campus sexual assault.

The film begins with a montage of...

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The Hunting Ground and the Evolution of My Understanding of Campus Sexual Assault

There are many statistics and stories within the film The Hunting Ground that expose the sinister reality of campus sexual violence and universities’ gross mishandling of it. However, this post focuses on an aspect of the issue delicately woven throughout the film that I believe should more prominently frame the...

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