- V-Day Spotlight 2008: Katrina Warriors - Women of New Orleans & the Gulf South
- Filipinas Against Violence
- Comfort Women Survivors in the Philippines (Lila Pilipina as Friends of Lolas)
FOR GROUP TICKETS (10% discount of 10 tickets or more), or for more info, call FWN at 415.278.9410.
PLEASE CONSIDER SPONSORING RESIDENTS OF WOMEN'S SHELTERS AND CLIENTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGENCIES SO THEY CAN COME AND SEE THE SHOWS. Purchase a "Sponsor A Resident" ticket that will then be donated to local domestic violence agencies and women's shelter for distribution to their residents and/or clients.
FOR SPONSORSHIPS, PLEASE SEND EMAIL TO firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415.278.9410 (San Francisco) or 917.720-7268 (New York).
TAMA NA! STOP!
Filipinas Speak Out Against Violence
Make San Francisco and New York City safe places for Filipina women and girls.Since 2004, the Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) has collaborated with V-DAY (a global movement to stop violence against women and girls), empowering and celebrating women and their sexuality with a festival of theatre, comedy, and the spoken word highlighted by the all-Filipina benefit performances of Eve’s Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues and Usaping Puki, the Tagalog version.
The all-Filipina cast includes community leaders, actors, students, business women, professionals, activists and homemakers.
Filipina Women's Network and V-Day
V-Day FWN 2008
An All-Filipino Benefit Productions of
- Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues & "Usaping Puki"
(presented in English and Tagalog)
- the premiere of A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer (2 shows)
- the Vagina Warrior Awards Presentation & Film Screening of "Until the Violence Stops", a powerful film about V-Day
A Filipino community event to end violence against Filipina women and girls as part of the Worldwide V-Day Campaign
Vagina Warrior Awards Presentation & Film Screening of "Until the Violence Stops"
7:00 PM – Friday., March 28, 2008 @ the AP Giannini Auditorium, Bank of America Bldg., 555 California St. @ Montgomery St., San Francisco
The Vagina Monologues (English)
7:00 PM – Monday., March 31, 2008 @ the Herbst Theatre (for tickets, go to www.cityboxoffice.com or call 415.392.4400)
The Vagina Monologues (English)
Usaping Puki (in Tagalog, no subtitles)
2:00 PM – Saturday., April 5, 2008 @ the Morgan Auditorium, Academy of Art University, 491 Post @ Mason Sts. San Francisco
A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer (premiere show)
7:00 PM – Friday., April 4, 2008 @ the Herbst Theatre (for tickets, go to www.cityboxoffice.com or call 415.392.4400)
7:00 PM – Saturday., April 5, 2008 @ the Morgan Auditorium, Academy of Art University, 491 Post @ Mason Sts., San Francisco
NEW YORK (2 dates)
Friday, April 18, 2008
7:00 PM – The Vagina Monologues
Saturday, April 19, 2008:
2:30 PM – Usaping Puki (in Tagalog, no subtitles)
7:00 PM – A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer (English)
For tickets to New York performances, please go to http://vdayNYC08.eventbrite.com
About the V-Day FWN Shows:
Until The Violence Stops features playwright and activist Eve Ensler in a powerful film that documents how The Vagina Monologues grew into an international grassroots movement called V-Day to stop violence against women and girls.
"Hopeful and Inspiring!" – The Associated Press
“Powerful!” - The Seattle Times
“If you are searching for truth, meaning and a lot of heart this is the perfect choice.” - ZAP2IT
A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer: Writings To Stop Violence Against Women and Girls is a groundbreaking collection of monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle.
“In the current era, it takes some brain racking to think of anyone else doing anything quite like Ensler. She’s a countercultural consciousness-raiser, an empowering figure, a truth-teller.”
“Eve Ensler wants to save the world…and don’t even think of getting in her way.”
-New York Times Magazine
What are “The Vagina Monologues”?
Hailed by The New York Times as "funny" and "poignant" and by the Daily News as "intelligent" and "courageous," The Vagina Monologues, which was first performed off-Broadway by Ms. Ensler, dives into the mystery, humor, pain, power, wisdom, outrage and excitement buried in women’s experiences. Ms. Ensler has performed the play to great acclaim throughout the world - from Zagreb to Santa Barbara, from London to Seattle, from Jerusalem to Oklahoma City. Villard Books/Random House first published The Vagina Monologues, which includes a foreword by Gloria Steinem, in February 1998. A special V‑Day edition of the play was released in February 2001.
The Filipina Women's Network is a private, non-profit organization founded and operated to raise funding and awareness of the activities, careers and status of women of Philippine ancestry.
FWN is committed to promoting the socioeconomic, political and educational advancement of Filipina women through publications, lectures, cultural heritage events, career initiatives and professional development programs.
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