It was an emotional last session at the International Coercive Control Conference with Jessica, David and Emily sharing the heartbreaking details of their story.
Since Jennifers' Law was passed and enacted in the summer of 2021 Elle Kamihira, Michelle Cruz and Jennifer's children have taken part in workshops to help educate family court in this complex law.
BREAKING NEWS - A law named after our Jennifer Magnano, Jennifers' Law is up for a vote in the senate of Jennifer's home state of Connecticut. Jennifer's three children - Jessica, David and Emily, myself, Laura Richards, and more than a hundred victims, experts and advocates gave powerful testimony in favor of the bill to the Judiciary Committee in an unprecedented 12-hour session. Jennifers' Law was drafted and proposed by State Senator Alex Kasser (D) and seeks to redefine domestic violence to include coercive control and the full range of tactics abusers use.
Jennifer, 42 was one of ten films selected for the Breaking Through The Lens Cannes 2020 showcase. We are so proud and honored to be among these female-directed films from 13 countries around the world.