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#Break The Silence
by Ministry of Justice starring James Sutton (Hollyoaks) and Duncan Craig (Survivors Manchester). 13.02.14

Oprah: 200 Adult Men Who Were Molested Come Forward [Online]
Two hundred men courageously stand together to say they were all molested. Watch this landmark episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show in its entirety.

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The Prince Of Tides [DVD] [1991]
Tom Wingo, leaves his wife and sets off for New York in an effort to uncover his tortured childhood, to help his psychologically-troubled sister.

Chosen [DVD] [2008]
Tom, Mark and Alastair went to the very best school money could buy. At eight years of age they were sent as boarders to a prep school in the countryside outside London that prepared boys for Eton, Harrow, Oxford, Cambridge and life. Little did their parents’ suspect.

Boyhood Shadows

Boyhood Shadows
Boyhood Shadows explores the emotional carnage of childhood sexual abuse. About pain. Betrayal. Addiction. Devastation. But it also shines a light on the strength of the human spirit. Dignity. Honesty. And even, humour.

Boys and Men Healing [DVD] [2010]
Boys and Men Healing is a documentary about the impact of male sexual abuse on both the individual and society, and the importance and power of healing and speaking out for male survivors for the well-being of individuals, families and communities.

Shatterboy [Online]
A 27 minute documentary of five men discussing the impact of sexual abuse on men. Intended as an introduction into this difficult topic that can be used in therapy sessions, group discussions and training seminars.

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Care [2000]
BAFTA nominated Crime/Drama, written by Kieran Prendiville and starring Steven Mackintosh, about child abuse in a Welsh children’s home.

Doubt

Doubt [DVD] [2009]
In a Bronx Catholic school in 1964 a popular priest’s ambiguous relationship with a troubled 12 year old black student is questioned by the school’s principal. Oscar award winning film starring Meryl Streep and Phillip Seymour Hoffman.

Stuart A Life Backwards

Stuart A Life Backwards [DVD] [2007]
David Atwood’s award winning film, based on the book by Alexander Masters, of the relationship between a writer and man, dealing with the legacy of childhood sexual abuse.

Mysterious Skin

Mysterious Skin [DVD] [2005]
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

Mystic River

Mystic River [2003] [DVD]
Oscar winning film starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins and Kevin Bacon. With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one loses a daughter.

My Brother Tom

My Brother Tom [DVD] [2001]
Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack: her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused by his father. Together they bond in the woods, creating a private reality that no-one else can enter.

Scum

Scum [1979] [DVD]
This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders, starring Ray Winstonne.

Gods and Monsters

Gods and Monsters [DVD] [1999]
The last days of Frankenstein director James Whale are explored, starring Ian McKellen and Lynne Redgrave.

Sleepers

Sleepers [DVD] [1997]
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention centre where they are physically and sexually abused by the officers in charge; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.

Boys of St Vincent

Boys of St Vincent [DVD] [1994]
The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.

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