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EMPOWERMENT SERIES - PWJC's EVENTS in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month was rescheduled

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RESCHEDULED Exclusive Movie Screening and Q&A (virtual)

NOVEMBER 18TH

8:00pm

Movie Screening and Q&A with Director (virtual) - private link movie screening available the week prior and virtual Q&A on NOVEMBER 18TH 8:00pm

RESCHEDULED TO NOVEMBER 18TH Movie Screening Link and Q&A with Director 8:00pm (virtual)

Director Jaret Martino, who is being honored with Recognizing (Y)Our Resilience Survivor Activist – Honorable Mention by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), has partnered with PWJC for an exclusive virtual Q&A session to discuss his experience and movie, Donna - Stronger Than Pretty. Based on his mother's life and personal experience finding a voice for herself and embarking on a journey, for herself and her children, away from domestic violence. The movie will be available to screen via a private link for one week prior to the Q&A session on November 18th hosted via Zoom. Virtual Q&A features Director Jaret Martino and lead actress Kate Amundsen.

As an artist, I create projects that make a difference in the world and shed light on subject matters deserving of more attention from society and the filmmaking community. In particular, I am compelled to tell stories where women are the heroes who save themselves. Donna is an empowering film about the journey of a woman finding her voice. Women often must fight for social and economic equality. This was my mother's reality and the inspiration of "Donna". - Jaret Martino

"Being recognized as a voice for victims and survivors as well as someone who is creating a culture where domestic violence is not tolerated. This brings me to tears and a myriad of emotions. It's a great reminder of my Mother's strength and determination and empowers me to continue to live in her reflection and help create change. It's not your fault and self-love was the most important message we wanted the audience to walk away with after watching our Feature Film, DONNA: Stronger Than Pretty. It truly keeps me going to know that my Mother's voice lives on through her Film and that she's helping create such important ripple effects" - Jaret Martino

Ticket is for single household viewing only.

To Make a Donation: http://www.law.pace.edu/wjcgiving

Pace Women’s Justice Center (PWJC) is a self-funded nonprofit that provides free legal services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse. A nonprofit legal center serving Westchester and Putnam Counties, PWJC helps individuals navigate the legal system and obtain services related to divorce, custody, support, financial exploitation, public benefits, and housing. Through outreach events and training programs we raise awareness, educate the community, and train judges, police officers, attorneys, and social service providers on best practices when working with victims of abuse.


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