Sunday, March 27, 2011

Movie about Microfinance in America to Show in Santa Fe

RESULTS Santa Fe invites to to  a screening of the movie To Catch  a Dollar: Muhammed Yunus Banks on America on Friday, April 1, 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) Cinematheque, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe.

Here is  description:
To Catch a Dollar affirms the promise of microfinance in this country, with stories of brave women entrepreneurs who show what they can do when given the chance. It is a story of hope, of inspiration, of enterprise, and of women empowerment, and will kick-off a long-term campaign to reframe perceptions of poverty in this country, and to extend the reach of financial services to those in need.

The screening includes an energizing discussion with Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, President Premal Shah and financial powerhouse, Suze Orman on poverty and financial literacy in America, and the role we all can play in creating a new American dream.

A number of local and global microfinance organizations from the Santa Fe area will be at the screening and will have information available about their work.  

Discussion about the national poverty awareness campaign that will follow the showing of this film throughout the U.S.  RESULTS is a national sponsor of both the film screening and the campaign. 

Tickets available through CCA, or call: 982-1338. Tickets are $9.50 or $8.50 for members.

For more information, contact Lydia Pendley,

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