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I Am Evidence Screening

What if the evidence to take a rapist off the streets was sitting in a dusty room for years?

The 26th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival is bringing a compelling and important documentary, I Am Evidence, to St. Louis.

I am Evidence exposes the alarming number of untested rape kits in the United States through a character–driven narrative, bringing much-needed attention to the disturbing pattern of how the criminal justice system has historically treated sexual assault survivors.

Why is there a rape kit backlog? What can we do to fix the problem? This film explores these questions through survivors’ experiences as they trace the fates of their kits and re-engage in the criminal justice process. I Am Evidence illuminates how the system has impeded justice while also highlighting those who are leading the charge to work through the backlog and pursue long-awaited justice in these cases.

When: Wednesday, November 8 | 6:30 p.m.
Where: Plaza Frontenac Cinema (map it)
Details: Purchase tickets for $13 here.