Jessica Jones, Sexual Violence and Overcoming Trauma with Anna Dawson

24Aug

Anna Dawson is an award winning teacher and lecturer in Film and TV studies at Nottingham Trent University. She has worked in the film industry, as a film journalist, and  written study guides about the Lord of the Rings and The Matrix. She researches genre, gender, the British film industry and British cinema. We talked about our mutual admiration for the Netflix streaming series Jessica Jones (2015).  Jessica Jones offers a very strong depiction of sexual violence, and Anna spoke about how Jessica Jones shows how survivors cope with the aftermath of trauma, violence and psychological abuse. You can find out more about Anna here