Phoenix Rising
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Phoenix Rising

Category
Reality TV
Genre
Documentary
Seasons
1
Official Site
https://www.hbo.com/phoenix-rising
Category
Reality TV
Genre
Documentary
MPAA Rating
-
Seasons
1 minute(s)
Production Co
HBO Documentary Films
Distributor
HBO
Official Site
https://www.hbo.com/phoenix-rising
Director
Amy Berg

A two-part documentary "Phoenix Rising", follows actress and activist Evan Rachel Wood as she takes her experience as a survivor of domestic violence to pursue justice, heal generational wounds, and reclaim her story. Almost a decade after escaping a dangerous relationship, Wood co-authors and successfully lobbies for passage of The Phoenix Act, legislation that extends the statute of limitations for domestic violence cases in California. Wood courageously uses her own experience to bring visibility to the issue; ultimately, in solidarity with fellow survivors.

"Phoenix Rising" delves behind familiar headlines and explores the often-misunderstood aspects of domestic abuse, helping to shed light on the many factors that prevent survivors from coming forward with their stories as they deal with years of aftershocks and emotional trauma.