Community Cinema: The Revolutionary Optimists

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Revolutionary Optimists
Date: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Revolutionary Optimists by Maren Grainger-Monsen and Nicole Newnham

In the poorest neighborhoods of Calcutta, a lawyer turned social entrepreneur is empowering young girls and boys to take an active role in transforming their own lives. Through arts programs and hands-on activities liking mapping their communities, these young girls and boys have brought clean drinking water to and improved sanitation in their slums.

For more information about the film, visit revolutionaryoptimists.org.

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

 

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: The Revolutionary Optimists

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Revolutionary Optimists
Date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Phone: 
802-773-1860
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Revolutionary Optimists by Maren Grainger-Monsen and Nicole Newnham

In the poorest neighborhoods of Calcutta, a lawyer turned social entrepreneur is empowering young girls and boys to take an active role in transforming their own lives. Through arts programs and hands-on activities liking mapping their communities, these young girls and boys have brought clean drinking water to and improved sanitation in their slums.

For more information about the film, visit revolutionaryoptimists.org.

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

 

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: The Revolutionary Optimists

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Revolutionary Optimists
Date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Phone: 
802-223-3338
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Revolutionary Optimists by Maren Grainger-Monsen and Nicole Newnham

In the poorest neighborhoods of Calcutta, a lawyer turned social entrepreneur is empowering young girls and boys to take an active role in transforming their own lives. Through arts programs and hands-on activities liking mapping their communities, these young girls and boys have brought clean drinking water to and improved sanitation in their slums.

For more information about the film, visit revolutionaryoptimists.org.

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

 

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: The Island President

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Island President
Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Island President by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen, and Richard Berge.

After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

For more information about the film, visit theislandpresident.com.

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

 

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: The Island President

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Island President
Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Phone: 
802-773-1860
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Island President by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen, and Richard Berge.

After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

For more information about the film, visit theislandpresident.com.

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

 

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: The Island President

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Island President
Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Phone: 
802-223-3338
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Island President by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen, and Richard Berge.

After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

For more information about the film, visit theislandpresident.com.

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

 

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: The Island President

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Island President
Date: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Island President by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen, and Richard Berge.

After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

For more information about the film, visit theislandpresident.com.

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

 

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: Wonder Women!

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Wonder Women!
Date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss Wonder Women!: The Untold Story of American Superheroines by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan.

From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s, to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.

For more information about the film, visit wonderwomendoc.com

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

Discussion in Montpelier

Community members viewed the documentary, then discussed it and the greater issue of the struggle for women's rights with a panel at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, Vermont.

The two panelists were: Kelly Walsh, Director of Girls' Programs at Vermont Works for Women; and Daniel Barlow, Co-Founder of Trees and Hills Comics Group, photographer, and lobbyist for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility.

Vermont Public Television and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier have teamed up to present Community Cinema, a series of discussions featuring films that are part of VPT's series, Independent Lens.
Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: Wonder Women!

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Wonder Women!
Date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Phone: 
802-773-1860
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss Wonder Women!: The Untold Story of American Superheroines by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan.

From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s, to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.

For more information about the film, visit wonderwomendoc.com

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

Discussion in Montpelier

Community members viewed the documentary, then discussed it and the greater issue of the struggle for women's rights with a panel at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, Vermont.

The two panelists were: Kelly Walsh, Director of Girls' Programs at Vermont Works for Women; and Daniel Barlow, Co-Founder of Trees and Hills Comics Group, photographer, and lobbyist for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility.

Vermont Public Television and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier have teamed up to present Community Cinema, a series of discussions featuring films that are part of VPT's series, Independent Lens.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: Wonder Women!

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Wonder Women!
Date: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss Wonder Women!: The Untold Story of American Superheroines by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan.

From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s, to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.

For more information about the film, visit wonderwomendoc.com

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

Discussion in Montpelier

Community members viewed the documentary, then discussed it and the greater issue of the struggle for women's rights with a panel at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, Vermont.

The two panelists were: Kelly Walsh, Director of Girls' Programs at Vermont Works for Women; and Daniel Barlow, Co-Founder of Trees and Hills Comics Group, photographer, and lobbyist for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility.

Vermont Public Television and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier have teamed up to present Community Cinema, a series of discussions featuring films that are part of VPT's series, Independent Lens.

Featured Event: 
Yes

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