The Invisible War Synopsis
A filmmaker explores incidents of sexual assault within the U.S. military.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The intense interviews and damning statistics (20 percent of all female personnel have experienced sexual assault) do the work of whipping...
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The Hollywood Reporter

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Kirby Dick's shocking investigation into widespread sexual assault in the U.S. military is an urgent call to action.
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Movieline

The Invisible War might be best judged as a piece of activism, in which case it's already succeeding - after seeing the film in April,...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Every adult who owes a debt of gratitude to American soldiers should see Kirby Dick's heartbreaking documentary about sexual violence in...
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Total Film

Directed with straightforward economy, The Invisible War sheds much-needed light on a very dark secret.
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Washington Post

By Ann Hornaday
Dick, whose films include a revealing expose about the movie industry's film ratings board, has created yet another galvanizing call to...
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Slant Magazine

Kirby Dick's spartan use of graphics and statistics conveys arguments with little grandstanding.
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New York Post

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For sheer infuriation value, you can't do much better than Kirby Dick's quietly scathing documentary on rape in the US military.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The film's implication, quite starkly, is that a strong military doesn't favor crybabies, that a certain degree of rape is unavoidable -...
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Slant Magazine

By Nick Schager
Kirby Dick's spartan use of graphics and statistics conveys arguments with little grandstanding.
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By mbonny
Excellent, eye-opening documentary about the alarmingly prevalent incidence of rape among our US soldiers. A call to action!...

This is a must see

By lousalome
incredible indictment of military negligence and sexism. Could make more of the rape of men in the military--all done by heterosexual men, who of course don't see their actions as homosexual but...

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By Skylar123
This movie was the most unbelievable eye opener ever. The reality and the pervasiveness of the sexual brutality going on in the united states armed services is beyond comprehension. The ABUSERS...

The Invisible War

By Shawnfkane
Great movie! Needs to be seen by every professional officer and non-commissioned officer in the DoD. This movie exposes a serious leadership void in certain units in the military. It is incumbent...

do not miss it

By cinefila_amorir
This documentary should win an Oscar. I am happy it has been nominated. You will be outraged and angry, and I hope a lot of people in America get outraged and angry, so that we finally do something...

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By johnny one note
Very powerful and important movie; a great documentarian!...

Excellent documentary about the military's sttempts to cover up sexual assault in the military.

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