A screening of excerpts from the Oscar nominated film The Invisible War along with scenes from the play Fifth Wall presents: Sexual Assault in the Military Soldier’s Heart; followed by a panel discussion and audience talkback session
On International Women’s Day, Bricolage Production Company is partnering with SSAM (Stop Sexual Assault in the Military) to present Fifth Wall -Sexual Assault in the Military.
The event will be held on Saturday, March 8th – at 3:00 PM – at 937 Liberty Avenue. Admission is free.
Last year, the Department of Defense estimated that there were 26,000 instances of rape, sexual assault, and unwanted sexual contact in the US Military. Please join us to learn about the work being done to advocate for the rights of the victims. The event will begin with clips from the Oscar nominated film, The Invisible War, followed by scenes from Pittsburgh playwright Tammy Ryan’s play, Soldier’s Heart.
After the performance, the audience will be invited to weigh in on the issue as Bricolage’s Tami Dixon moderates a panel discussion. Panelists include:
- Ginny Hildebrand – Stop Sexual Assault in the Military
- Sergeant William Jenkins
- Tammy Ryan – Pittsburgh playwright and Point Park professor
- Joyce Wagner – Iraq Veterans Against the War
What is Fifth Wall?
Bricolage’s Fifth Wall series seeks to break down the barriers between scripted storytelling and current events in the world at large. The events are designed to spur discussion on an issue. It provides a framework for Bricolage’s commitment to partnering with community-based Continue Reading