Kickoff for Women’s History Month – “Miss Representation” Film Screening
Please join us on Thursday, March 13th, 6-8pm for a screening of Miss Representation as part of a series of events for Women’s History Month.
When: Thursday, March 13th / 6pm-8pm
Where: Henry Cohen Conference Room, 72 5th Ave., 3rd Floor
What: Film screening and popcorn!
About the film: Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, Miss Representation (87 min; TV-14 DL) uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see. Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the film exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film challenges the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership positions and for the average woman to feel powerful herself.