I Am Evidence
2017 | USA | NR | 89 min.
Showings
State TheatreSat, Jul 29 3:00 PM Not Available  
 
Film Info
Section:US Documentary
Cinema Salon
Don't Miss
Release Year:2017
Runtime:89 min.
Rating:NR
Production Country:USA
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Trish Adlesic
Geeta Gandbhir
Produced by:Mariska Hargitay
Cinematography:Tony Hardmon
Nadia Hallgren
Editing By:Geeta Gandbhir
Viridiana Lieberman
Richard Hankin
Description
All across America, thousands of rape kits sit in storage, untested, uninvestigated, and ignored, each and every year. Tens of thousands of rape victims have experienced unimaginable trauma, only to be disregarded by the same system that invasively tests them and promises to bring them justice. Only eight states have laws that force police departments to test rape kits. Michigan is not one of them. Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy has made it clear that her mission lies in righting this egregious wrong. She is joined by directors Trish Adlesic and Geeta Gandbhir, and producer Mariska Hargitay (“Law & Order: SVU”) as they interview experts, victims, and scholars to figure out how and why this backlog happened, how rape kit testing would prevent further crimes, and how all of us can be agents for the changes that must be made.

PRE-SHOW MUSIC BY
Kyle Skarshaug (Fri)
Rob Coonrod (Sat)

SPONSORED BY
Subie Guys (Fri)
Higher Grounds Trading (Sat)
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