Surviving the Silence: The Untold Story of Two Women in Love Who Help Change Military Policy

Surviving the Silence: The Untold Story of Two Women in Love Who Help Change Military Policy


Director: Cindy L. Abel
Running Time: 79
Location: USA
DCFF SCreening: 2021

Synopsis

Surviving the Silence tells the story of two women in love who played a part in changing military policy, shining light on the unknown history of how a closeted colonel forced to expel an Army hero for being lesbian did so in a way resulting in re-instatement via federal court.

Screening History & Awards

Winner: 2020 Atlanta LGBTQ Film Festival – Best Documentary; Montreal Independent Film Festival – Best Documentary; Beyond the Curve Film Festival – Best Director.

Official Selections: 2020 Hamptons Doc Fest, San Diego Film Festival, Ashland Independent Film Festival, Queer Screen Film Fest Sydney, Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

DCFF Screening Information

Includes filmmaker Q&A!

Emily
Emily loves movies and Tacoma. Thus, the Destiny City Film Festival was born in 2013 and has been going strong ever since!