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Miss Representation Screening
Date Tuesday November 15
Time 7:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location Details
San Jose State University
E San Fernando St. and S 7th St., San Jose, CA, 95192
Engineering Room 189
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorKinsey Lee
Emailkinseydotcom8 [at] aol.com
San Jose State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications is premiering Miss Representation, a documentary on how women are portrayed in the media Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 7:00 PM. The premier is open to SJSU students and the community at large. After the film, a panel discussion will take place. This is the first time the film will be shown in San Jose.

Miss Representation is a highly acclaimed film having received awards at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, 2011 San Francisco Film Festival and many more. Directed by the Bay Area’s own Jennifer Siebel Newsom Miss Representation has premiered in private screenings all over the country and debuted on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network this past October.

Newsome is the CEO and founder of MissRepresentation.org and this film is the product of her call-to-action campaign empowering women and youth all over the world. The documentary brings light to discrepancies representing female influence and power in mainstream media. It divulges real stories from teenage girls and provoking interviews with politicians, actors, activists and academics like Condoleezza Rice, Rachel Maddow and Rosario Dawson.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Nov 1st, 2011 11:54 AM

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