Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Speak Out

This post has nothing to do with fashion but it's very important to me and I wanted to share this with you. Back in October I acted in a commercial for the Edmonton Police's "Speak Out" campaign, urging victims of domestic violence to make themselves heard. The campaign launched yesterday, with two 15-second commercials (see mine, above and also this spot) as well as posters on billboards and at LRT stations across Edmonton. Filming was very intense and sad but I am so happy to be a part of something that will hopefully have an impact on victims, and will urge them to get help. To read more about the campaign, please click here.


Nikosmommy said...

What a great cause Marie! Domestic violence is a tough issue that deserves exposure like this....good work!

Anonymous said...

I think this is such an important topic. It is great to see awareness being brought to the public.

The only suggestion I have would be for people to stop using the term "victim" and exchange it with the word "survivor". it is much more empowering.

Great, powerful work though!

Catita said...

wow that is such a powerful 15 seconds add! Good job for the acting and for the participation!

Mimi said...

it is only 15 seconds, but it's definitely very powerful! this is something that will stay with me for a long time. <3

<3, Mimi

Alexandra said...

What an amazing thing to take part in Marie. This commercial has so much impact and is so moving, you did an incredible job.

Alexandra xo


J. said...

I cannot describe in words how powerful this video is. All you ladies did an amazing job. Marie your scene was so powerful.
Thank you for sharing.
:) J.

Northern Style Exposure said...

I just saw the ad on tv today. It has such impact!

JennaStevie said...

This is such a good campaign, definitely strong imagery for a very serious topic

Anonymous said...

wow what a great cause and impact it makes - you did a great job Marie!

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