Join us for one of 30 Ellevate screenings of Miss Representation. It focuses on how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.
Mon, Apr 2, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDTRedux Contemporary Art Center
1056 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
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, albeit a few days later.
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.
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