"Boyhood Shadows" is a documentary that chronicles the journey of 5 men whose lives were changed by childhood sexual assault.
Despite being surrounded by loved ones, these survivors continued to suffer in secret while family and friends were kept in the dark and at a loss to understand the trauma they were going through. There is no shame is recognizing and facing one’s trauma.
These stories are not much different that other boys-turned-men who have shared the same history. "Boyhood Shadows" is breaking the cycle of silence and shame by giving a voice to the wound and facilitating healing.
Why should you care? Because someone you know is probably living with the same secrecy and shame.