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Reel Sisters Presents #sayhername: a conversation on race & gender

September 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4

Reel Sisters Tea & Cinema series presents #sayhername: a conversation on race and gender. Black women and women of color are often asked to sacrifice their interests for the good of the community and family. Join Reel Sisters for an evening of films that push issues facing women to the forefront of the national agenda and global movement to put girls and women first. The selection of films will include Stammer, On Rape, Sista in the Brotherhood and other powerful shorts. Host: Clairesa Clay.

The event will be held on Tues., September 27, 7 pm-9 pm at Made in NY Media Center by IFP, 30 John St. in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The event is free and open to the public but donations are welcomed. Seating is limited, RSVP in advance.
Films
Stammer
Director: G. Curtis Wilson Producer: Bettina Goolsby and Laura Durkay
6:21 min., Narrative
An accident, a gun, and a moment in time create an opportunity for a woman to end her abusive relationship forever. Will she take it?
On Rape
Producer/Director: Nicky Rose Kaveny
3 min, Animation
This animated film has been used by counselors and psychologists in the hopes that it will help give a voice to rape victims who feel like they do not know how to speak out.
Sista in the Brotherhood
Director: Dawn Jones Redstone Producer: Roberta Hunte
20:37 min., Narrative
A Black, apprentice carpenter struggles to prove herself on her first day at a new job site. An outlier in a white, male-dominated workforce, she’s forced to navigate the crew’s reactions to her. She receives inspiration from a surprising source to help her decide to make a stand or risk never being recognized as the skilled worker she has become.

Details

Date:
September 27, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Made in NY Media Center by IFP
30 John St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States