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V-Day: Until the Violence Stops
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DVD cover
Directed by Abby Epstein
Produced by Vincent Farrell
Written by Eve Ensler
Music by Rick Baitz
Cinematography Cindy Gantz
Paul Mailman
Paulo Netto
Editing by Lisa Palattella
Distributed by Lifetime Television
Release date(s) February 1, 2003
Running time 73 minutes
Country United States
Language English

V-Day: Until the Violence Stops (also known as World VDAY) is a 2003 documentary film directed by Abby Epstein. It follows events marking 2002 V-Day — a grassroots movement inspired by Eve Ensler's 1996 play The Vagina Monologues.[1] The film focuses on V-Day activities in the United States, Kenya, Croatia and the Philippines.[1]

CastEdit

Release and receptionEdit

V-Day: Until the Violence Stops was screened at the Sundance Film Festival before being shown on Lifetime Television in 2004.[2] In 2004, Toni Childs, David Ricketts and Eddy Free won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the song "Because You Are Beautiful".[3]

See alsoEdit

  • The UK organisation of the VDay campaign was known as Until the Violence Stops, but is now known as Tender.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jankowicz, Mia (2005-03-31). "V-Day: Until the Violence Stops - Ensler Strikes Back". PopMatters. http://popmatters.com/film/reviews/v/v-day-until-the-violence.shtml. Retrieved 2008-12-30.
  2. LeVasseur, Andrea. "V-Day: Until the Violence Stops > Overview". AllMovie. http://www.allmovie.com/cg/avg.dll?p=avg&sql=1:301015. Retrieved 2008-12-30.
  3. "V-Day: Until the Violence Stops (2003)". Indiepix. 2004. https://www.indiepixfilms.com/film/813. Retrieved 2008-12-30.

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