Northwestern University

Nov
17
Sat 6:00 PM

FREE Miss Representation Film Screening

When: Saturday, November 17, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM  

Where: McCormick Foundation Center, McCormick Tribune Center Forum
1870 Campus Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Costs: Free

Contact: Stephanie Yang  

Group: Medill Undergraduate Student Advisory Council

Category: Other

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Come to a FREE SCREENING of "Miss Representation" and a panel discussion featuring Northwestern faculty members Patti Wolter, Renee Engeln-Maddox and Michele Weldon- Hosted by MUSAC, A&O Films and the Women's Center! 

FREE Andy's Frozen Custard will be provided after the screening as well!

Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, Miss Representation uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see. The film exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film challenges the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership positions and for the average woman to feel powerful herself.

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