05/28/2019 - SIFF Screening of Roll Red Roll
The Vital Voices Northwest Council invites all to an exclusive Seattle International Film Festival screening of Roll Red Roll, followed by a post-screening conversation with the director and producer. Tickets can be purchased here.
About Roll Red Roll
Roll Red Roll is a true-crime thriller that goes behind the headlines to uncover the deepseated and social media-fueled “boys will be boys” culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America.
At a pre-season party in small-town Steubenville, Ohio, a heinous crime took place: the assault of a teenage girl by members of the beloved high school football team. What transpired would garner national attention and result in the sentencing of two key offenders. But it was the disturbing social media evidence uncovered by crime blogger Alexandria Goddard that provoked the most powerful questions about the collusion of teen bystanders, teachers, parents and coaches to protect the assailants and discredit the victim. As it painstakingly reconstructs the night of the crime and its aftermath, Roll Red Roll uncovers the ingrained rape culture at the heart of the incident, acting as a cautionary tale about what can happen when teenage social media bullying runs rampant and adults