And So I Stayed

And So I Stayed

Join us at The Screening Room for a special presentation of the film, followed by a discussion led by the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center.

And So I Stayed, an award-winning documentary by Natalie Pattillo and Daniel A. Nelson, is a moving portrait of Kim Dadou Brown, Tanisha Davis, and Nikki Addimando, three survivors of abuse whose strikingly similar stories are separated by over 30 years. None of them were believed, and each of them was criminalized for fighting back.

Formerly incarcerated survivor-advocate Kim Dadou Brown, who met her wife while incarcerated, is a driving force in the passage of New York’s Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act (DVSJA), a new law meant to prevent survivors from receiving harsh prison sentences for their acts of survival. Nikki Addimando, a mother of two young children, suffered the consequences when a judge didn’t follow the law’s guidelines. Tanisha Davis, a single mother who was ripped away from her son in 2013, is hopeful the new law is her way out of a harsh prison sentence.

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