Half the Sky Screening with Sheryl WuDunn

Saturday, 17 November 2012 - 6:00pm
Format: 
Screening
Format: 
Discussion
Admission: 
RSVP Required
Region: 
KCTS/Seattle
Location: 
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle Click here for Map

Film Screening and Keynote Address from author Sheryl WuDunn

Join us to celebrate Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, the groundbreaking PBS series, which premiered on October 1 and 2, 2012. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and co-author Sheryl WuDunn will show segments of the film and discuss turning "Half the Sky" into a global movement to raise awareness of women's issues and empower women and girls worldwide. Ms. WuDunn will share stories of women and girls who are transforming our world. 

Schedule [11/14 Update. Event time changed to 6:00 p.m.]
6:00 Refreshments
6:30 Sheryl WuDunn's keynote address
6:50 Screening of selections from the 4-hour mini series
7:35 Panel with WuDunn, and local VIPs from Room to Read, One by One, Girl Scouts of Western Washington, and the International Rescue Committee

This screening is free and open to the public. Click here for the registration page.
Event duration: 2 hours. Presented in partnership with ITVS' Community Cinema at the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) 92nd Annual Conference.

About Half the Sky
Filmed in 10 countries, the film follows Kristof, WuDunn and celebrity activists on a journey 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. Learn more about Half the Sky, the film and Half the Sky, the movement.