Michéle Flournoy, the former under secretary of Defense for policy, told the audience “it was a real breakthrough to have [Defense Secretary Leon Panetta] see the film.” According to Flournoy, two days after viewing the doc, an “outraged” Panetta made a set of changes to the handing of military sexual assault investigations, including handing cases to a higher chain of command and creating a Special Victims Unit.

Others spotted at the screening, which was sponsored by the New America Foundation, The Hill and the Impact Arts and Film Fund, included Sen. Richard BlumenthalRichard BlumenthalLast chance to improve Afghanistan’s fledgling Air Force? Poll: Senate should confirm Gorsuch A guide to the committees: Senate MORE (D-Conn.), retired Rear Adm. Susan Blumenthal, the film’s executive producer, Maria Cuomo Cole, and moderator Judy Woodruff, of PBS.