Diversity Movie/Discussion "Miss Representation" Screening

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Name: Diversity Movie/Discussion "Miss Representation" Screening
Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM CST
Miss Representation
Event Description:
Expand Your Circle - Enrich Your LIfe!  

Miss Representation
exposes how mainstream media and culture contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. 

Miss Representation's goal is to inform people about the blatant sexism in Television, advertising, society, politics, and film. It does a very nice job at providing each of their subjects with material and substance, also giving them enough time to get their point across.

In the documentary Miss Representation, Jennifer Newsom exposes the bold reality of western culture and our continuous idea that a woman’s ability to hold positions of power and influence in society is being overlooked by her sexuality and beauty.. The movie challenges how mainstream media’s sexism plays a pivotal role in a woman’s ability to attain a leadership role..
The media is selling the idea that girls’ and women’s value lies in their youth, beauty, and sexuality and not in their capacity as leaders. Boys learn that their success is tied to dominance, power, and aggression. We must value people as whole human beings, not gendered stereotypes.
Event Media:
Lyons Township South - Performing Arts Center   
4900 Willow Springs Rd
Park in South Lot
Date/Time Information:
Friday, March 1, 2019
6:30 pm: Doors open
7:00 pm: Movie followed by refreshments and discussion
Contact Information:
Email LaGrangeDiversity@gmail.com for more information
FREE, but please RSVP to LaGrangeDiversity@gmail.com (with your name, email address and phone #)! 
Voluntary contributions accepted to help offset expenses
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