Please Tell Someone, Dear

A short film about the effects of PTSD on US military veterans





In 2012, 26,000 service men and women were sexually assaulted while serving in the United States military. Please Tell Someone, Dear is a short film about Joan, a female veteran coping with the affects of PTSD onset from sexual assault.  Starring Destiny Rose Mattson as Joan, she delivers an incredibly riveting and  heartbreaking performance.

Please Tell Someone, Dear first premiered at the 2012 Cinematic Arts and Technology Capstone Film Festival at CSU Monterey Bay. The film screened with Kirby Dicks's documentary film The Invisible War at the CSU Summer Arts program in 2012. And was accepted to the 2013 Timecode NOLA: FF2 Independent Film Festival in New Orleans, LA.

Past Screenings

CSUMB Cinematic Arts & Technology Capstone Film Festival - Seaside, CA

Carmel Beach Film Festival - Carmel, CA

CSU Summer Arts Screening of Kirby Dick's The Invisible War - Seaside, CA

 2013 Timecode NOLA: FF2 Independent Film Festival - New Orleans, LA


Alumna's capstone goes to indie film fest - CSUMB Official Website


Camel Beach Film Festival - The Carmel Pine Cone

Your film really captured what veterans with PTSD go through.
— Kirby Dick
Margo Flitcraft’s “Please Tell Someone, Dear” tackles the difficult subject of sexual assault in the military.
— Carmel Pine Cone

Filmmakers Kirby Dick & Margo Flitcraft at the 2012 CSU Summer Arts screening of The Invisible War.