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Victim/Suspect: Where The Survivors Are Now

The Netflix-exclusive documentary Victim/Suspect shines a light on a tragic injustice within the American police system and gives several survivors a platform to tell their stories. Originally debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in 2023, the Nancy Schwartzman-directed film follows investigative journalist Rachel de Leon as she uncovers several legal cases in which sexual assault victims were charged with filing a false police report, despite the veracity of their stories. Naturally, such a difficult subject demanded an intense and thorough analysis in the film form, and Schwartzman combines the pure facts of the cases with the heart-wrenching human interest angle of the best documentaries.

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