“What’s Rape’s Brand?”
Rape in conflict is not something that “just happens.” It is an act of power, humiliation and torture. Finally it’s been be pursued as vigorously as other war crimes, like use of poison gas. Award-winning filmmaker, Michele Mitchell exposes the first case of prosecuting rape as a war crime. Through her art and crowd-funding activities, she has built a community that shows what rape’s brand is.
Michele Mitchell is the co-founder editor at Film at 11, located in Brooklyn. She is the co-director/producer/writer of the upcoming documentary, The Uncondemned. Her first film, Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?, won the Edward R. Murrow Award for “Best TV Documentary” among many others. Michele is the author of three books, including two regional bestselling novels. She is a former political anchor on CNN Headline News, where she began her career. She is also a former correspondent for “NOW with Bill Moyers” on PBS.