V-Day: Until the Violence Stops

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V-Day: Until the Violence Stops
V-Day - Until the Violence Stops (2003 film) DVD boxart.jpg
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Directed byAbby Epstein
Produced byVincent Farrell
Written byEve Ensler
Music byRick Baitz
CinematographyCindy Gantz
Paul Mailman
Paulo Netto
Edited byLisa Palattella
Distributed byLifetime Television
Release date
  • February 1, 2003 (2003-02-01)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States

V-Day: Until the Violence Stops (also known as World VDAY) is a 2003 documentary film directed by Abby Epstein. It follows events marking 2002 V-Day — a grassroots movement inspired by Eve Ensler's 1996 play The Vagina Monologues.[1] The film focuses on V-Day activities in the United States, Kenya, Croatia and the Philippines.[1]


Release and reception[edit]

V-Day: Until the Violence Stops was screened at the Sundance Film Festival before being shown on Lifetime Television in 2004.[2] In 2004, Toni Childs, David Ricketts and Eddy Free won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the song "Because You Are Beautiful".[3]

See also[edit]

  • The UK organisation of the VDay campaign was known as Until the Violence Stops, but is now known as Tender.


  1. ^ a b Jankowicz, Mia (2005-03-31). "V-Day: Until the Violence Stops - Ensler Strikes Back". PopMatters. Retrieved 2008-12-30.
  2. ^ LeVasseur, Andrea. "V-Day: Until the Violence Stops > Overview". AllMovie. Retrieved 2008-12-30.
  3. ^ "V-Day: Until the Violence Stops (2003)". Indiepix. 2004. Retrieved 2008-12-30.

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