'I Am Evidence' examines problem of untested rape kits

A warehouse of untested rape kits in 'I Am Evidence'

(CNN)After years starring in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Mariska Hargitay is now highlighting the subject matter in a new way by producing "I Am Evidence," a sobering and timely look at the way rape kits have been left to languish, a policy decision with the ghastly effect of enabling serial perpetrators to continue assaulting women.

Amid a current wave of coverage heightening awareness about sexual assault, the documentary fo