CHILD USA FILM SERIES

The CHILD USA Film Series educates the public on issues of child abuse and neglect. Each event features a film addressing a particular aspect of abuse followed by an in-depth discussion with a panel of experts, advocates, and individuals involved in making the film. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the events are virtual and live-streamed by viewers globally.

Register for upcoming events and see our past screenings below.

‘Sulphur and White’

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 6 pm EST/11 pm BST

 

Sulphur and White is a feature film by Julian Jarrold based on the inspiring true story of David Tait, who was sexually abused as a child by multiple individuals. ‘Sulphur and White’ follows his journey through healing, love, and self-discovery in the aftermath of his traumatic childhood.

The panel discussion and Q&A featured:

          • David Tait, CEO, World Gold Council
          • Susie Farrell, Screenwriter
          • Professor Marci Hamilton, CEO & Founder, CHILD USA

 

PANELISTS

David Tait

CEO, World Gold Council

Susie Farrell

Screenwriter

Prof. Marci Hamilton

Founder & CEO, CHILD USA

‘Audrie & Daisy’ Panel: Sexual Assault, Child Pornography, Victim-Blaming, & Mental Health

June 16, 2021 6:30pm EST – 8:00pm EST

 

The second event of the 2021 Film Series featured ‘Audrie & Daisy.’ This documentary follows the stories of two young girls who were sexually assaulted: Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman. Their assaults were filmed and spread via social media afterwards, and both girls were bullied and blamed for being sexually assaulted. Tragically, both Audrie & Daisy lost their lives to suicide while coping with this trauma.
Our panel discussion and Q&A featured:
          • Robert Allard, Esq., the Pott family’s Attorney
          • Dr. Sharon Cooper, child sexual exploitation medical expert
          • Dr. Liz Goldman, child sex abuse survivor, activist, & Psychiatrist
          • Delaney Henderson, sexual assault survivor, author, and activist featured in Audrie & Daisy
          • Margaret E. Mabie, Esq., child pornography and cyber-bullying expert Attorney
          • Professor Marci Hamilton, CEO & Founder of CHILD USA

FEEDBACK FROM VIEWERS

PANELISTS

Robert Allard, Esq.

Pott Family Attorney

Sharon W. Cooper, MD FAAP

CEO of Developmental & Forensic Pediatrics, P.A.

Dr. Liz Goldman

Psychiatrist, Survivor, & Advocate

Delaney Henderson

Survivor, Author, Speaker, & Activist

Margaret E. Mabie, Esq.

Attorney

Professor Marci Hamilton

CEO & Founder, CHILD USA

‘Silent No More’ Film Screening & Panel

April 8, 2021 6:30pm EST – 8:00pm EST

 

The first event of the 2021 Film Series featured ‘Silent No More,’ a documentary which details the stories of Sarah Klein, a survivor of her childhood gymnastics trainer, the disgraced Dr. Larry Nassar, and Dr. Liz Goldman, a survivor of her middle school teacher. The documentary traces their intertwined journeys of discovery and healing. After the live screening, Professor Marci Hamilton led a panel discussion and Q&A with Sarah Klein, Dr. Liz Goldman, and ‘Silent No More’ Producer Adam Berger. Watch now!

FEEDBACK FROM VIEWERS

PANELISTS

Dr. Liz Goldman

Psychiatrist, Survivor, & Advocate

Sarah Klein

Attorney, Survivor, & Advocate

Adam Berger

Producer of Silent No More

Armen Keteyian

Sports Journalist and Correspondent in Silent No More

Professor Marci Hamilton

CEO, Founder, & Academic Director of CHILD USA

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