The story depicted in Roll Red Roll is emblematic of what is going on in high schools, colleges, in athletics and in communities across America. Steubenville is not unique. Together, we can prevent sexual assault and help put an end to rape culture. Please join us in using the film to incite critical conversations about rape culture, bystander intervention, and community accountability.
Bring Roll Red Roll To Your Community
MEN AND BOYS
Roll Red Roll is a film about young men – their friends, their behavior, their culture. As a tool the film can help challenge the status quo, and inspire men and boys to join the movement to end sexual violence.
TEAMS AND SCHOOLS
We want Roll Red Roll to make it into the hands of everyday advocates in our schools, our athletic teams, and our communities. We are partnering with coaches, athletic directors, artists, athletes and educators to focus on youth engagement and male leadership.
COMMUNITIES AND PARENTS
“Rape culture” is not separate from campus culture, athletic culture, small towns, political culture. It is threaded into all aspects of our lives. When addressed at a community level we can lay the foundations for sustainable change.
Immediate Ways To Take Action
RAPE CULTURE DETOX
What is it? In 10 days learn 10 ways to detox from rape culture. Co-authored by the Roll Red Roll team and internet superhero Jaclyn Friedman, sign up and we will email you daily activities to identify and work to dismantle systems and structures that create and uphold rape culture. Concrete, shareable and transformative! After the 10 days are up, you’ll continue to receive periodic updates on Roll Red Roll and ways to take action.
INVITE NANCY SCHWARTZMAN TO YOUR COMMUNITY OR CAMPUS
Help us grow the movement to prevent sexual assault and end rape culture. Host a screening of Roll Red Roll to inspire people in your community to stand up and take action. Screenings can be organized for groups large and small, whether in your home, at your school, community center, or place of worship. Click below to get started.
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As both an educational tool and a catalyst for social and behavioral change, Roll Red Roll is uniquely poised to incite critical conversations with students, thought leaders and grassroots activists working to eliminate gender violence.
SPREAD THE CONVERSATION ONLINE
Follow Roll Red Roll on our social channels to get updates on the latest screenings and special events and take part in actively challenging the culture of sexual violence online.
Uncover the deep seated and social media-fueled “boys-will-be-boys” culture at the heart of sexual assault in America. Tune in on Monday, June 17 for the broadcast premiere of @RollRedRollPBS on @POVdocs. #RollRedRollPBS #RollRedRollDoc @fancynancynyc http://bit.ly/RollRedRoll
In small-town Ohio, at a pre-season football party, a horrible incident took place. What transpired would garner national attention. @RollRedRollDoc premieres Monday, June 17 on @POVdocs: #RollRedRollPBS #RollRedRollDoc @fancynancynyc http://bit.ly/RollRedRoll
“Why didn’t anyone stop it?”
Tune in on 6/17 for the premiere of @RollRedRollDoc, a true crime thriller that uncovers the engrained rape culture at the heart of HS sexual assault in America on @POVdocs. #RollRedRollPBS #RollRedRollDoc @fancynancynyc http://bit.ly/RollRedRoll
Roll Red Roll is a film designed to create greater awareness of sexual violence and the culture that enables it. It is meant to be a call for all of us to challenge those parts of our culture and communities. This companion discussion guide includes information on facilitating discussions; prompts to discuss What is Sexual Assault?, the Myths and Realities of Sexual Assault, and the Responsibility and Role of Men Challenging Sexual Assault among others; and additional resources. This guide is an invitation to dialogue. It is based on a belief in the power of human connection, designed for people who want to use Roll Red Roll to engage family, friends, classmates, teammates, colleagues, and communities.
Created in collaboration with PBS’ POV series and Blueshift Education, this interdisciplinary high school lesson plan explores the importance of bystander intervention in preventing sexual violence and transforming rape culture.