Community Cinema Cafe presents "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" at Washington, DCJCC
Sunday, September 2, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
THIS EVENT IS FULL
Visit www.communitycinema-dc.org for information about additional screenings of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide"
COMMUNITY CINEMA [DC] CAFE
at the Washington DC Jewish Community Center presents
HALF THE SKY
Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Inspired by his best‐selling Pulitzer Prize‐winning book, author Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists travel to nine countries. They witness courageous individuals who are confronting oppression and creating meaningful solutions through health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls.
Guest speaker: Sally Schwartz, Founder and Executive Director, DC Center for Global Education and Leadership (www.dc-cgel.org).
What can global education do for you and the world. Get a first look and a hands-on experience with ITVS Classroom resources for the Women and Girls Lead initiative. Educators who sign up for the event will receive a special gift bag of ITVS Classroom materials.
DOOR PRIZES including an invitation to the premiere reception for "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" with America Ferrera, author Sheryl WuDunn and other special guests at the Meridian International Center. Invitation is for one person and is non-transferrable. You must be present at the Community Cinema [DC[ September 2nd event at the Washington, DCJCC to win.
HALF THE SKY premieres on PBS in October.
WHUT broadcast schedule:
Parts 1 & 2: Thurs, 10/11, 8pm | Sun., 10/14, 4pm |Tue., 10/16, 9pmParts 3 & 4: Thurs., 10/18, 8pm | Sun., 10/21, 4pm | Tue., 10/23, 9pm
Community Cinema is a groundbreaking public education and civic engagement initiative featuring free monthly screenings of films from the Emmy Award-winning series Independent Lens and other PBS presentations. Community Cinema is on location in more than 100 cities nationally, bringing together leading organizations, community members and public television stations to learn, discuss, and get involved in key social issues of our time.
The September 2nd HALF THE SKY... event at the
Washington DC Jewish Community Center is FULL.
We invite you to register for the next HALF THE SKY: TURNING OPPRESSION INTO OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN WORLDWIDE Community Cinema events on the following dates (use links and contact information):
Monday, September 17 at 7 PM, Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital (921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE) - email programs[at]hillcenterdc[dot]org or visit www.hillcenterdc.org
Saturday, September 30 at 5 PM, Busboys and Poets (2021 14th Street, NW at V) - Eventbrite link: http://ccdchalftheskybbp.eventbrite.com/
Watch "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" on PBS stations starting October 1 and 2; and on WHUT (Howard University Television) starting October 11 and 12.
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