Audrie & Daisy

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Audrie & Daisy is an American 2016 documentary movie about three cases of rape of teenage American girls, in 2011 and 2012.

The documentary shares the stories of two American high school students, Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman.[1] At the time of the sexual assaults, Pott was 15 and Coleman was 14 years old. After the assaults, the victims and their families were abused and cyberbullied.

Audrie Pott died by suicide in 2012, ten days after the sexual assault.

On August 4, 2020, Daisy Coleman also died by suicide after years of fighting depression and trauma. She was 23 years of age.[2]

Audrie & Daisy had its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2016.[3][4][5] The movie was bought by Netflix for streaming, and was released on September 23, 2016.[6]

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  1. "'Audrie & Daisy' Explores Social Media Shaming After Sexual Assaults". National Public Radio. 23 September 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2020.
  2. Nichols, Mackenzie (5 August 2020). "Daisy Coleman, Star of Netflix Doc 'Audrie & Daisy,' Dies by Suicide at 23". Variety. Retrieved 6 August 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Audrie & Daisy". Sundance.org. Sundance Institute. Archived from the original on 3 September 2019. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  4. ""Audrie & Daisy": Mother of Audrie Pott, Teen Who Committed Suicide After Assault, Tells Her Story". Democracy Now!. 29 January 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  5. "Maryville Rape Survivor Daisy Coleman Meets Mom of Teen Who Killed Herself After Similar Ordeal". Democracy Now!. 29 January 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  6. Iqbal, Nosheen (19 September 2016). "Audrie and Daisy: an unflinching account of high-school sexual assault". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 August 2017.