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I Am A Girl – A Friday Night In Film Screening

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Karen in celebration of Women’s History month with a – Friday Night In – screening of I AM A GIRL. Followed by a discussion.
Register HERE  to join the Zoom gathering to celebrate Women’s History Month.
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There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. They are girls. Being born a girl means you are more likely to be subjected to violence, disease, poverty, and disadvantage than any other group on Earth.
In I AM A GIRL, we meet 14-year-old Kimsey from Cambodia, forced to sell her virginity at 12; Aziza from Afghanistan, who will be shot if she goes to school; Breani, a teen living in a ghetto of NYC and dreaming of stardom; Katie from Australia, who is recovering from a suicide attempt; Habiba from Cameroon, betrothed to a man 20 years her senior; and Manu from Papua New Guinea, about to become a mother at 14 following her first sexual encounter. As they come of age in the way their culture dictates, we see remarkable heart-warming stories of resilience, bravery, and humor.
Nominated for four Australian Academy Awards including Best Documentary and Best Director, I AM A GIRL is an inspirational feature-length documentary that paints a clear picture of the reality of what it means to be a girl in the 21st century

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Date:
March 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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