Saturday, April 22, 2006

Documentary: Searching for Angela Shelton airs tonight

A special version of the documentary, Searching for Angela Shelton, will appear on Lifetime Television tonight, April 22nd at 11pm ET.

Angela Shelton takes a cross-country journey to meet and talk to other Angela Sheltons and finds that 24 of the 40 Angela Sheltons she contacts have also been victims of rape, domestic violence or childhood sexual abuse.

This documentary brings some to the statistics about violence against women and girls to life.

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posted by Marcella Chester @ 8:23 AM   2 comments links to this post


At April 22, 2006 11:05 PM, Blogger Holly Desimone said...

Please let me know if you watch it, I could not find it in Canada!

At April 26, 2006 11:11 AM, Blogger Marcella Chester said...

I watched it and found it to be a powerful experience. It did far more than bring statistics to light, it showed how deep of an impact violence has even after the violence has ended.

It also showed that there can be healing power in speaking about the unspeakable.


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