Date: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 7:00 pm
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Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Half the Sky."

Inspired by his best-selling Pulitzer Prize-winning book, author Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists travel to nine countries. They witness courageous individuals who are confronting oppression and creating meaningful solutions through  health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls.

Panel:
LuAnn Rolley, Director, Women's Center at UVM
Annika Ljung-Baruth, UVM's Women's & Gender Studies Program
Tiffany Bluemle, Ex Director, VT Works for Women
Auburn Watersong, Economic Justice Specialist at Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

For more information on the Half the Sky Movement please visit HalftheSkyMovement.org

Visit the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts  website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing ArtsLane Series at UVMOsher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

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