In Case You Missed It: ROLL RED ROLL
March 4, 2019 at 4:30 pm
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700 NW Bond St
Bend, OR 97703
In Case You Missed It: ROLL RED ROLL, Directed by Nancy Schwartzman, 2018 BendFilm Festival “Best in Show” Winner
At a pre-season football party in small-town Ohio, a horrible incident took place. As amateur crime blogger Alex Goddard uncovers disturbing evidence on Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter, documenting the assault of a teenage girl by members of the beloved high school football team, questions linger around the collusion of teen and adult bystanders. Roll Red Roll explores the complex motivations of both perpetrators and bystanders in this story, to unearth the attitudes at the core of their behavior. The story acts as a cautionary tale of what can happen when adults look the other way and deny that rape culture exists. With unprecedented access to police documents, exhibits and evidence, the documentary feature unflinchingly asks: “why didn’t anyone stop it?”