Women's History Month continued
The film series begins on Monday March 19, at 5, in the Cafeteria Annex, with Breaking Our Silence: Gloucester Men Speak Out Against Domestic Abuse. This 11 minute documentary focuses on the activist efforts of men in Gloucester, Massachusetts, who take a stand against domestic abuse and bullying. A discussion will follow the screening. Refreshments will be served.
War Zone will be shown on Tuesday, March 20, at 5 p.m. The location will be announced. This documentary is 45 minutes long and focuses on first-hand, direct confrontations with men sexually harassing women. A discussion will follow the screening. Refreshments will be served.
The film series concludes with Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls on Thursday, March 22, at 5 p.m., in the Cafeteria Annex. This 38 minute film examines the developmental challenges facing teenage girls in today's world and provides a medium to discuss how females can empower themselves while dealing with historical stereotypes, toxic influences, and pressures of pop culture. A discussion will follow the screening. Refreshments will be served.
Singer Marcya McReynolds will perform and a discussion will follow on Wednesday, March 21, at 5 p.m., in the Cafeteria Annex.
Women’s History Month activities are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. The activities are sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, Student Life, ARC, and a grant from the Intellectual Life Committee.