Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
  • Documentary

Half the Sky

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, a special presentation of Independent Lens. Photo: Courtesy of David Smoler.

PREMIERING OCTOBER 1 & 2

Filmed in 10 countries, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide follows authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union, and Olivia Wilde on a journey to tell the stories of inspiring, courageous individuals.

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Gabrielle Union discusses her involvement in Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide and her experience in Vietnam.
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Diane Lane reflects on her experiences filming with Half the Sky in Somaliland, where she got a first-hand look at the challenges and solutions surrounding maternal mortality at the Edna Adan Maternity Hospital.
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