“The Bristlecone Project: Men Overcoming Sexual Abuse and Assault” is an emotionally powerful, inspiring, and hopeful film that explores men’s experiences with and dynamic recoveries from traumatic sexual experiences. The film is followed by an interactive discussion of challenges male survivors face.
- Internal and socialized barriers to accessing effective treatment
- Influences of intersectional identities on impact and response
- Concrete examples of progress and success recovering from past traumatic experiences
This 30-min documentary film is a powerful vehicle for raising awareness about men’s potential to reclaim healthy, meaningful lives after experiencing sexual abuse or assault. The film can also be featured as a stand-alone screening or as a teaching aid.