FREE Screening of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Monday, October 1, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)
Join your fellow New Yorkers for a free screening of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide on Monday, Oct. 1st at Indiescreen in Williamsburg.
When: Monday, Oct. 1st 8–11 PM
Where: Indiescreen, 285 Kent Ave. Williamsburg
**Film starts at 9 PM – come early for drinks and mingling!
PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH YOUR SOCIAL NETWORKS!!!! This film has the potential to make a serious impact, and the conversations that occur between people who watch it together are what will spark change.
What started as a widely acclaimed book written by Pulitzer prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn has spawned a movement to ignite the change needed to put an end to the oppression of women and girls worldwide. They have teamed up with documentary filmmaker Maro Chermayeff to produce this groundbreaking look at the issues facing women worldwide.
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide was filmed in 10 countries and follows Kristof, WuDunn, and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union, and Olivia Wilde on a journey to tell the stories of inspiring, courageous individuals.
The film airs on PBS in two parts on Oct. 1 and 2nd at 9PM.