Power and Control
Domestic Violence in America

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Peter

I made "Power and Control" because I believe there's a huge need for a film that takes a deep look at the shocking persistence of gender violence in our society. It has been incredibly gratifying to watch the film seen and used on hundreds of campuses, and in domestic violence shelters, ...Read more

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Melissa

Hi Peter. I showed your film to my women's studies students last week and they enjoyed it very much. It provided a great basis for discussion and entry into the topic of violence against women. I told my students you had posted a note encouraging questions. They were very curious about the ...Read more

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newday

Thanks for watching the film. Kim and Josh did not stay together - Kim has remarried, and just recently graduated from college! Good questions and points about the presentation of the Duluth Model in the film. I don't have recent information to answer your statistical questions. It would ...Read more

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Melissa

Thank you so much for getting back to me with this information. I will share it with my students. I am pleased to hear that Kim remarried and is a college graduate. That is excellent news.

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