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Roll Red Roll (2018)

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An account of a notable sexual assault that took place in Steubenville, Ohio in 2012, and the role that social media played in the crime and on the community.

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Nancy Schwartzman
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Credited cast:
Mark Cole Mark Cole ... Self
Anthony Craig Anthony Craig ... Self
Rachel Dissell Rachel Dissell ... Self
Alexandria Goddard Alexandria Goddard ... Self
Marianne Hemmeter Marianne Hemmeter ... Self
Walter Madison Walter Madison ... Self
Trent Mays Trent Mays ... Self
Shawn McGhee Shawn McGhee ... Self
Mike McVey Mike McVey ... Self
Madeleine Nelson Madeleine Nelson ... Self
Therese Nelson Therese Nelson ... Self
Michael Nodianos Michael Nodianos ... Self
Ma'lik Richmond Ma'lik Richmond ... Self
J.P. Rigaud J.P. Rigaud ... Self (as Detective J.P. Rigaud)
Reno Saccoccia Reno Saccoccia ... Self
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Storyline

Roll Red Roll is a true-crime thriller that goes behind the headlines to uncover the deep-seated and social media-fueled "boys will be boys" culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America. At a preseason football party in small-town Steubenville, Ohio, a heinous crime took place: the assault of a teenage girl by members of the beloved high school football team. What transpired would garner national attention and result in the sentencing of two key offenders. But it was the disturbing social media evidence uncovered online by crime blogger Alex Goddard that provoked the most powerful questions about the case, and about the collusion of teen bystanders, teachers, parents and coaches to protect the assailants and discredit the victim. As it painstakingly reconstructs the night of the crime and its aftermath, Roll Red Roll uncovers the ingrained rape culture at the heart of the incident, acting as a cautionary tale about what can happen when teenage social media bullying ... Written by Sunset Park Pictures

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Social media, "boys will be boys", and vigilante justice collide... one small town will never be the same.

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Documentary | Crime

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This film was partially supported by the Adrienne Shelly Foundation, a nonprofit organization that awards grants to female actors, writers, and/or directors of short films, feature films, and documentaries. The foundation was created by Andy Ostroy, the widower of actress, writer, and director Adrienne Shelly, after Shelly was murdered in 2006 at the age of 40. See more »

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Rachel Dissell: The question was, is this football town putting its daughters at risk by protecting its sons in a situation like this?
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References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Master of Myself
written and performed by Morgan Kibby
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Amazing
17 March 2019 | by kathy-68751See all my reviews

A very worthwhile film to watch. Although not an easy watch. Feel this should be shown in all senior schools. Thought provoking and heartbreaking that the behaviour in the film exists. Will make people more inclined to step up and step in to stop the sexual abuse earlier in it's tracks and make this a better world for all of us.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 2019 (Norway) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Steubenville, Ohio, USA See more »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

| (TV) (2019)

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Color
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