FILM CHALLENGES SEXISM IN THE MEDIA AND EMPOWERS WOMEN
DATE: Documentary film Miss Representation will be screened on March 28th, at the 1440 Multiversity, 800 Bethany Drive, Scotts Valley. Dinner is from 5:00 – 7:00 pm and the movie will be held in their theater, movie showing 7:00 – 8:30. This is a PG-13 Rated movie. Parking is limited – PLEASE CARPOOL.
TICKETS start at $5 for students and are available at www.SVEF.net. The evening is hosted by Scotts Valley Educational Foundation and the 1440 Foundation and made possible by the generosity of Ed and Mari Rossi and ProTrials. Following the screening, there will be a facilitated community discussion led by Superintendent, Tanya Krause and General Counsel of Looker, Patricia Timm.
A 2011 Sundance Film Festival Premiere, Miss Representation is written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom and exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under- representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. www.therepresentation.org/films
Scotts Valley Educational Foundation
Celebrating its 35th Anniversary, the Scotts Valley Educational Foundation (SVEF) is an all- volunteer 501C-3 non-profit that provides funding for programs and education materials to enrich the solid academic curriculum and high quality of education in the Scotts Valley Unified School District. In the past 5 years, SVEF has donated over $600,000 to support the needs of children from kindergarten through high school graduation and beyond.
MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROSITY OF THE 1440 FOUNDATION and MARI & ED ROSSI