Friday, September 07, 2012

A Free Screening of Half the Sky Documentary

New Mexico PBS and Community Cinema cordially invite you to a free screening of the documentary Half the Sky

Wednesday, September 26, 
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM.   
7:00-9:00 PM  

Following the screening, please stay for an interactive discussion on women's issues in New Mexico. Moderated by Sophie Martin of New Mexico in Focus.

Filmed in 10 countries Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity Worldwide follows Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (authors of the book Half the Sky), and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Gabrielle Union, Meg Ryan & more as they circle the globe to tell the stories of inspiring, courageous individuals.

Across the globe oppression is being confronted and real meaningful solutions are being fashioned through health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls. Read more about the Half the Sky Movement.

If you recall, CARE  and the CARE Action Network used this documentary as the centerpiece of its outreach campaign around International Women's Day in 2010.  If you missed viewing the documentary then, here is your opportunity to see it.

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