Nov
17
Sat 6:00 PM

FREE Miss Representation Film Screening

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When: Saturday, November 17, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM  
Where: McCormick Tribune 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.