International Women's Day Event: Denver's Screening of Miss Representation
Denver, CO • March 20, 2018
Join us for one of 30 screenings of Miss Representation - a documentary focused on how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM MDTColorado Women's College, University of Denver
1901 E. Asbury Ave
Denver, CO 80210
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.
Food and drinks will be provided!
Moderated discussion will follow screening.
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6:00-6:30 Networking and light dinner and drinks
6:30-8:00 Screening of Miss Representation
8:00-8:30 Guest discussion
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