Girlhood and Violence in Beware the Slenderman

Beware the Slenderman Irene Taylor Brodsky (Director) Sophie Harns (Producer) Gladys Mae Murphy (Editor) Released January 23, 2017 On May 31, 2014 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, two twelve year old girls, Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser, attempted to murder their friend (also twelve) by stabbing her to death. Luckily, Payton Leutner survived after she crawled to safety and was found by a passing biker. While the attack was horrifying on its own, the case became truly infamous when it was discovered that Weier and Geyser planned the murder as a way to impress Slenderman. Irene Taylor Brodsky’s documentary Beware the Slenderman is...

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