That Which Does Not Kill
12 young women and two young men read a sexual violence victim's letter out loud, which prompts introspective experiences.
Winner of Jury’s Choice for Most Innovative Film at the Visions du Réel festival, That Which
Does Not Kill by director Alexe Poukine addresses sexual violence through the letter of an
anonymous female victim. Poukine gathers 12 young women and two young men, who, reading the letter out loud, are prompted to consider related experiences from their own lives. The readers, and viewers along with them, are offered an introspective look this sensitive and still taboo topic.