A Conversation With Dr. Petra Deeter (Award-winning film director, Founder of Victim To Hero Institute, Survivor of child abuse and domestic violence)

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Dr. Petra Deeter is an award-winning film director and a social impact builder. As a survivor of child abuse and domestic violence, she is passionate about creating social impact to advocate for victims. She is the founder and a parental alienation strategist at Victim To Hero Institute where she provides resources and support for victims, raises public awareness, and champions system and social changes.

Dr. Deeter is a dynamic public speaker and has been invited to speak around the world. She is available to provide training and presentations for judges, state and local bar associations, and mental health professionals.

As a filmmaker, she has made films in many genres, focusing on using the visual story medium to tell the stories that matter. Her film “Reborn”, about domestic violence, premiered at the legendary Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, won over 2-dozen international awards and screened at festivals and theaters around the world. Her upcoming film is a feature-length documentary “At All Costs” that examines a 5-year custody battle and the system failure that led to the murder of a 10yo boy by his father.

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Petra Deeter

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Los Angeles CA 90056


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