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Community Cinema Cafe presents "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" at Washington, DCJCC

ITVS Community Cinema [DC]

Sunday, September 2, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Washington, DC

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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 SchwartzFounder 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. 

America FerreraDOOR 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.


Trailer:

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Series partners for Community Cinema [DC]
 
ITVS Community Cinema presents several public engagement events as part of Women and Girls Lead, a major public media initiative to support and sustain a growing movement to empower women and girls, their communities, and future generations. Women and Girls Lead is spearheaded by ITVS, the largest provider of independent content to public television. Starting with more than 50 documentary films by the world’s best independent filmmakers—and adding content from media makers and new partners along the way – Women and Girls Lead brings to life extraordinary leaders and citizens on the front lines of economic development, violence prevention, business and governance, education, and health.
 

HALF THE SKY premieres on PBS in October. 

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WHUT broadcast schedule:

Parts 1 & 2: Thurs, 10/11, 8pm | Sun., 10/14, 4pm |Tue., 10/16, 9pm

Parts 3 & 4:  Thurs., 10/18, 8pm | Sun., 10/21, 4pm | Tue., 10/23, 9pm

Community partners for Community Cinema [DC] Women & Girls Lead and "Half the Sky...." events:

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Note:  Girl Scouts can earn patch points by attending Community Cinema-DC Women and Girls Lead events.  More information available at the event.



Have questions about Community Cinema Cafe presents "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" at Washington, DCJCC? Contact ITVS Community Cinema [DC]

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Washington DC Jewish Community Center
1529 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016

Sunday, September 2, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM


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ITVS Community Cinema [DC]

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.

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Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 8:22 AM

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.

Thank you for your interest in ITVS Community Cinema.

www.communitycinema.org

www.womenandgirlslead.org

www.communitycinema-dc.org

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