I Knew Him (1:59 minutes)
Developed by Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)*, this short video challenges viewer assumptions about victims of sexual assault, ending with the message “It can happen to anyone, but it’s never too late to get help.” This video is especially useful for prompting discussion about men and sexual assault victimization.
RAINN – Speak Out (1 minute)
This short music video by RAINN* places emphasis on the importance of believing survivors. Given its short length, this video is ideal for posting via social media.
Behind the Scenes at DoD Safe Helpline (3:32 minutes)
Survivors of sexual assault in the military can get a behind-the-scenes look into the DoD Safe Helpline in this short video, which features Safe Helpline staff discussing everything from confidentiality issues to what survivors can expect when they call. Staff members also talk about why they are so passionate about what they do.
Tea & Consent (2:49 minutes)
Based on a blog post that went viral, this short animated film uses humor to explain the concept of consent using the metaphor of a cup of tea. This video is a useful tool for generating a discussion about consent and sexual assault.
"Can I Wear Your Hat?" (2:19 minutes)
Developed by the University of Virginia Wellness Resource Center, this humorous short video demonstrates negotiating consent using the metaphor of asking to borrow a hat.
Faces of Safe Helpline (0:45 minutes)
Developed by RAINN,* this short video summarizes the services provided by the DoD Safe Helpline, while introducing viewers to some of the Safe Helpline staff.
Who Are You? (7:57 minutes)
This short New Zealand film focuses on the critical role that bystander intervention plays in preventing sexual assault. It follows a group of friends through an evening of socializing, including getting ready, going to a house party, and then out to a bar. Along the way, there are many moments in which a bystander could have stepped in and possibly prevented someone from sexually assaulting the main character. The film then rewinds and demonstrates multiple bystander intervention strategies that could have led to a more positive conclusion to the night. This video can be used to spark discussion about bystander intervention.