Online registration is closed. A waiting list will be taken for the screening beginning at 3:00pm on Sunday.
Any unclaimed seats will be given away at 4:05 to those on the waiting list on a first come, first served basis.
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Celebrate Women’s History Month
The Museum of Tolerance and Women’s Empowerment Foundation invite you to
Special Film Screening
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 4:00pm
The event is co-sponsored by Holland & Knight’s Women’s Initiative and the Holland & Knight Public and Charitable Services Department.
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. Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, 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.
The film includes stories from teenage girls and provocative interviews with politicians, journalists, entertainers, activists and academics, like Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Margaret Cho, Rosario Dawson and Gloria Steinem.
Please join us for a panel discussion after the screening.
Linda Auerbach Allderdice, Partner and Public and Charitable Services Attorney for the Los Angeles office of Holland & Knight
Allyson Saunders, Partner and Women’s Initiative Coordinator for the Los Angeles office of Holland & Knight
Yael Swerdlow, Journalist and Co-Founder of Women’s Empowerment Foundation
Liebe Geft, Director of the Museum of Tolerance
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Free underground parking. Please be considerate of our residential neighbors and make every effort to avoid driving through single-family residential neighborhood streets.