Author Archives: The Hunting Ground

An Open Letter to Florida State University President Thrasher

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From The Huffington Post: We respectfully but emphatically disagree with your criticisms of our film The Hunting Ground. Instead of making unwarranted and unsubstantiated attacks on the film, we urge you to take a leadership role in addressing the problem of sexual assault that exists on your campus and far too many others. We are […]

Response to Statement by 19 Harvard Law Professors

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Last week 19 Harvard Law School professors released an inaccurate and misleading statement to the press criticizing The Hunting Ground for its portrayal of the sexual assault of Harvard Law School student Kamilah Willingham and her friend. Everything in The Hunting Ground is accurate and thoroughly vetted. We fully stand behind Kamilah Willingham and all […]

Why are we waiting until college to learn about consent?

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Annie E. Clark, one of the amazing women featured in our film and a co-founder of End Rape on Campus, argues in The Washington Post that education about consent should begin long before college orientation. Here is an excerpt: If you ask a college man if he would ever commit rape, he would probably answer […]

See Act Stop

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As The Hunting Ground played in theaters, and was screened at conferences, universities and even at the White House, we started to hear from more and more people who wanted to do more than just watch. They wanted to take action and work to stop sexual assault on campus. So we created an online activist platform built […]

Til it happens to you

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Lady Gaga and Diane Warren’s haunting theme song for The Hunting Ground has become an Internet phenomenon, helping to introduce the issue of campus sexual assault to a whole new audience. Below you can watch the PSA of the song, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, and another video of fans’ reactions after seeing it for the […]