Portraying Rape Recovery on Screen

This poster summarises the research of the depiction of rape recovery of a female protagonist in two films. The aim was to focus on the outlook after such traumatic events and how they are presented for audiences. This research influenced the writing of my own screenplay on the same themes.

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Bethany White

Writer, Producer and Sound Designer, Dark Avenue Film Ltd

Bethany is a practising screenwriter and film producer who was a Laidlaw Scholar in the University of York's first cohort in 2017-18. She set up a production company with her partner Patrick the Isle of Man, where they now produce films and write screenplays. Their first short documentary, MERA, premiered at Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Brittany in August 2019 and their short drama, The Lost Wife, is in postproduction. Their scripts have placed in multiple international screenwriting competitions. Bethany is passionate about helping others to develop, especially those considering writing or the film industry as a career path.