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Women's Institute Film Series

Join us for the following films, free and open to the public!

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SCHEDULE FOR SPRING 2014 FILM SERIES

EMPOWERING GLOBAL GIRLS

 

  "Forbidden Voices: How to Start a Revolution with a Computer

This film follows 3 world-famous bloggers who are unafraid of the dictatorial regimes that attempt to suppress, prohibit and censor their message.  In Cuba, China and Iran, their blogs are shaking up the state monopoly on information and creating revolutionary change.

Wednesday, February 19 @ 2:30 – 4:30 in CRSC 216

For more information about this film, visit the following website:

http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c847.shtml

 "Girl Rising

 This film follows several invincible girls worldwide as they overcome hardship and resistance to get the education that they know will empower them and ultimately change their lives.   

Thursday, March 13 @ 12:30 – 2:00 in HUM 126

 
For more information about this film, visit the following website:

http://www.girlrising.com/girl-rising/?id10x10=undefined

"Salma

 This film follows a young Muslim girl in south India whose family locked her up for 25 years, forbidding her to study and forcing her into marriage.  She began to covertly write poems and was able ultimately to sneak them out of the house and get them published.  Eventually becoming a famous poet, she challenges the traditions and the culture in her village.

Wednesday, April 23@ 9:00 – 11:00am in HUM 112

For more information about this film, visit the following website:

http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c845.shtml

 If you have any other questions about this film series, please visit our website at  http://www.aacc.edu/women/film.cfm  or contact Carolin Woolson at 410-777-7033