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If you donate to RtF, here are some ways your money can help.

College Action Network

$100: promote a new film on campus or provide refreshments at CAN screening
$500: sponsor 1 screening at a CAN Chapter
$700: provide leadership training to REACT to FILM campus leaders
$2,000: charter a new CAN Chapter
$3,000: brings VIP guest to CAN Chapter
$10,000: co-sponsor a REACT to FILM Chapter for a full year, reaching 800-1000 students

High School Program

$30: develops 1 lesson plan on media literacy or civic engagement
$100: provide professional development for 1 teacher to make media literacy and civic engagement a priority
$500: sponsor curriculum develop for 1 new film
$3,000: develop an entire course for a high school
$10,000: offer REACT to FILM at 2 new Public Charter School, impacting 100 students


The Invisible War

From Oscar®- and Emmy®-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick (This Film Is Not Yet Rated; Twist of Faith) comes The Invisible War, a groundbreaking investigation about one of America’s most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. The film paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem—today, a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The Department of Defense estimates there were a staggering 19,300 service members sexually assaulted in 2010 alone.
Focusing on the powerfully emotional stories of rape victims, The Invisible War is a moving indictment of the systemic cover-up of military sex crimes, chronicling the women’s struggles to rebuild their lives and fight for justice. It also features hard-hitting interviews with high-ranking military officials and members of Congress that reveal the perfect storm of conditions that exist for rape in the military, its long-hidden history, and what can be done to bring about much-needed change. At the core of the film are often heartrending interviews with the rape survivors themselves—people like Kori Cioca, who was beaten and raped by her supervisor in the U.S. Coast Guard; Ariana Klay, a Marine who served in Iraq before being raped by a senior officer and his friend, then threatened with death; and Trina McDonald who was drugged and raped repeatedly by military policemen on her remote Naval station in Adak, Alaska. And it isn’t just women; according to one study’s estimate, one percent of men in the military— nearly 20,000 men —were reportedly sexually assaulted in 2009.

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