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|Petals in the Dust: Liberated Lens Film Night|
|Date||Tuesday May 31|
|Time||7:00 PM - 10:00 PM|
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Oakland Omni Commons
4799 Shattuck Ave.
|Organizer/Author||Liberated Lens Collective|
|Liberated_lens [at] lists.riseup.net|
|Address||4799 Shattuck Ave.|
Petals in the Dust: The Endangered Indian Girls examines the condition of an endangered class of people living in one of the most populous, culturally and economic vibrant countries: modern India. They come from all walks of life and share only one common trait: they are female.Added to the calendar on Friday May 20th, 2016 11:03 PM
A patriarchal mindset, a preference for sons and a deep-seated intolerance has led to the murder of 50 million girls and women in India in the last century. They continue to lose their lives in this century to infanticide, sex-selective abortions, starvation and medical neglect, dowry deaths and brutal gang rapes. The declining female population is also leading to increased crimes against women including trafficking and bride buying.
doors open at 7, film starts at 7:30pm
Q & A with the Director, Nyna Pais Caputi after the film
$5 but no one turned away for lack of funds
free snacks and popcorn!