This story is part of True/False Conversations, a series of in-depth interviews with the filmmakers of this year’s True/False Fest. Find the rest of them here or download the podcast on iTunes.
When her ex-husband would beat her, survivor Deanna Walters says her family used to ask her "Why don't you just leave him?"
If only the answer were simple. And as long-time advocate for domestic abuse survivors Kit Gruelle says: If only no one would ever ask that question.