Interview with Filmmaker Peta Milan (RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN played to rave reviews at the August 2018 FEMALE Film Festival in Toronto.

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?

Peta Milan: I have a close working relationship with Victim Support Europe and they wanted me to create a film for them on cybercrime. I had read over the past year about the number of young people around the world committing suicide because they had been subject to revenge porn. The case of Tiziana Cantone in Italy in 2016 moved me the most. Her sex tape went viral and she killed herself, and I wondered whether it was the release of the sex tape itself or the huge amount of secondary victimisation and inescapability of the content that had her feel so desperately like it would never end.

2. From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to…

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