24-HOUR SALE - International Women’s Day Event: Pittsburgh’s ‘Miss Representation’ Screening
Pittsburgh, PA • March 28, 2018
Join us for a special screening of Miss Representation, a documentary focused on how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDTParamount Film Exchange
544 Miltenberger St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
In part of Ellevate Network's celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we will be doing chapter-wide screenings of Miss Representation.
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 to leave 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.
Your price of admission includes beverages (yes, even wine!) and snacks.
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5:30 pm - Registration/Networking
5:50 pm - Brief Introduction to Ellevate and about 'Miss Representation'
6:00 pm - Film Screening begins
7:30 pm - Post-film Q&A chat
7:50 pm - Wrap-up/Conclusion
8:00 pm - Event ends
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