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#ConnectingThread Film Screening: UNLEASHING DETROIT

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Cass Tech Grand Theater

2501 2nd Avenue

Detroit, MI 48201

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CELEBRATING FEMALE ENTREPRENEURSHIP THROUGH FOOD WITH DETROIT’S CREAM OF THE CROP

UNLEASHED, a 501(c)3 non profit organization founded by Kara Ross, is holding a screening of UNLEASHING DETROIT, the third episode of the #ConnectingThread documentary series, on October 24, 2018 from 10:40am-11:50am at Cass Tech High School. The afternoon event will include an exclusive screening of the film followed by a panel discussion featuring film subjects: Jennifer Lyle, Founder of Lush Yummies Pie Co., Molly Mitchell, owner of Roses Fine Foods, and Alleah Webb, owner of Drifter Coffee. UNLEASHING DETROIT was directed by Academy Award winning Director Lucy Walker, and highlights female entrepreneurs within the food sector.

The #ConnectingThread series focuses on female empowerment and highlighting entrepreneurs and artisans through authentic storytelling. #ConnectingThread is a three part series of 20 minute documentary shorts, each directed by an Oscar nominated/award winning female director including: Amy Berg, Chris Hegedus, and Lucy Walker. The first episode “UNLEASHING INDIA” directed by Amy Berg will premiere on Refinery29.com October 11th, 2018 celebrating International Day of the Girl. Episode two, “UNLEASHING NYC” directed by Chris Hegedus, will be released October 15th, featuring youth in foster care empowered by the craft of crochet. The third episode of #ConnectingThread “UNLEASHING DETROIT”, directed by Lucy Walker, premieres October 22nd featuring female entrepreneurs in the food sector while highlighting urban farming.

The #ConnectingThread series will live on partner platform Refinery29.com, the leading entertainment company focused on women with a global audience of 425 million across all platforms. Fore more information, interviews, or content links please contact jaclynn@KaraRossny.com.

*** Please RSVP to ConnectingThreadRSVP@gmail.com for the Detroit screening by Oct. 15th, 2018.

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