Rape in the Fields

Film Screening

Title Conditional: Rape in the Fields

(Documentary, United States, 2013)

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Time: 7:00 pm | Booth Auditorium, Berkeley Law School

Discussion following the screening on September 4, 2013.

For the women who pick and process our food, sexual assault, and even rape, is sometimes part of the job. Frontline and Univisión partner to tell the story of the hidden price many migrant women pay to stay employed and provide for their families. 

The film will be followed by a question-and-answer session with Lowell Bergman, Andrés Cediel, and Bernice Yeung.

Lowell Bergman is a correspondent for the PBS documentary series Frontline and the director of the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

Andrés Cediel produced the documentary “Rape in the Fields.” He is a lecturer in the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

Bernice Yeung is a reporter with The Center for Investigative Reporting who focuses on environmental health, and who spent a year reporting on “Rape in the Fields.”

Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, the Center for Investigative Reporting, the Human Rights Center, and the Investigative Reporting Program at the Graduate School of Journalism.

The discussion panel following the screening of "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)The discussion panel following the screening of "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Lowell Bergman discusses "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Lowell Bergman discusses "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Filmmaker Andrés Cediel after the screening of "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Filmmaker Andrés Cediel after the screening of "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Reporter Bernice Yeung answers a question after the screening of "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Reporter Bernice Yeung answers a question after the screening of "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Harley Shaiken moderates the discussion after the screening of "Rape in the Fields." (Photo by Jim Block.)
Harley Shaiken moderates the discussion after the screening of "Rape in the Fields." (Photo by Jim Block.)

Audience members during the question and answer period following the screening. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Audience members during the question and answer period following the screening. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Filmmaker Andrés Cediel talks with an audience member after the screening of "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Filmmaker Andrés Cediel talks with an audience member after the screening of "Rape in the Fields," September 4, 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

A migrant woman farmworker. (Photo by Andrés Cediel.)A migrant woman farmworker. (Photo by Andrés Cediel.)