EVENT CANCELLED Women's Day Event- A Screening of "Miss Representation": How Women Are Portrayed by Mainstream Media
Glen Head, NY • March 7, 2018
EVENT REGRETFULLY CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER!
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM ESTTilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post
720 Northern Boulevard
Glen Head, NY 11545
"The media is selling the idea that girls’ and women’s value lies in their youth, beauty, and sexuality and not in their capacity as leaders. Boys learn that their success is tied to dominance, power, and aggression. We must value people as whole human beings, not gendered stereotypes." - The Representation Project
In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, Ellevate Network presents chapter-wide screenings of Miss Representation.
Join us for a screening of Miss Representation - a documentary focused on mainstream media and the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence. Panel and discussion to follow.
Event includes networking, screening, panel fireside discussion with audience, light dinner and cash bar!
Miss Representation includes stories from teenage girls and provocative interviews with politicians, journalists, entertainers, activists, and academics like Lisa Ling, Nancy Pelosi, Condoleezza Rice, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Rosario Dawson, Jackson Katz, Jean Kilbourne, and Gloria Steinem. The film offers startling facts and statistics leaving audiences shaken and armed with a new perspective.
In response to overwhelming public demand for ongoing education and social action in support of the film’s message, Newsom founded the organization that has become The Representation Project in April 2011. Using film as a catalyst for cultural transformation, The Representation Project inspires individuals and communities to challenge and overcome limiting stereotypes so that everyone, regardless of gender, race, class, age, sexual orientation or circumstance can fulfill their human potential.
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6:00-6:30 Networking and light dinner and drinks
6:45-8:15 Screening of Miss Representation
8:15-9:00 Panel and guest discussion
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