The previous COO of Meta and founding father of LeanIn.org is presenting Screams Earlier than Silence from Israeli doc maker Kastina Communications, which is able to concentrate on “girls and women who had been raped, assaulted, and mutilated in a brutal rampage of gender-based violence.”
Within the one-hour doc, which launches in April, Sandberg will interview launched hostages and eyewitnesses to the terrifying October 7 Hamas assault on the Supernova Music Competition, the catalyst for a battle that’s nonetheless raging 4 months on.
Sandberg will even communicate to first responders, and medical and forensic specialists, as she tries to reply questions round why “many main figures have tried to attenuate the assaults on girls regardless of an entire wealth of proof that they occurred.”
Sandberg has been vocal on the topic since November, penning a CNN op-ed that stated “rape ought to by no means be used as an act of battle,” talking on the UN alongside October 7 witnesses and assembly with authorities leaders within the UK, France and Germany to name upon the worldwide neighborhood to research Hamas’ crimes as crimes towards humanity.
“For the victims and eyewitnesses who survived, we should demand justice and maintain their tormentors and rapists accountable for these crimes towards humanity,” she stated. “I’m grateful for the chance to work with the world-renowned staff at Kastina Communications to shine a light-weight on the sexual violence dedicated by Hamas.”
Worldwide distribution for Scream Earlier than Silence is at present beneath dialogue. It’s being produced with funding from philanthropists Carol and Joey Low. Low, founding father of Star Farm Ventures, and Meny Aviram, CEO of Kastina, approached Sandberg in December and manufacturing started nearly instantly.
Sandberg was Mark Zuckerberg’s long-time quantity two at Meta and stepped down two years in the past. Final month, she left the corporate’s board.
Quite a few fast-turnaround docs have already been made about October 7 together with reveals from sure TV, Dangerous Boys producer Sipur, Gebrueder Beetz Produktion (now Beetz Brothers) and Duki Dror’s Zygote Movies.