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'Through the Night': Film & Discussion on Rise of Multiple Job Workers & 24 HR Daycare
Date Wednesday November 18
Time 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorSISTA Fire and partners
Location Details
Online/virtual film screening via Zoom
VIRTUAL SCREENING: "Through the Night"

A Virtual Watch Party & Panel Discussion of the documentary THROUGH THE NIGHT by Black womxn director, Loira Limbal

Date and Time: Wed, November 18, 2020 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM PT

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/through-the-night-screening-panel-discussion-tickets-125979376707

In collaboration with our partners at 1199 SEIU Rhode Island and Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV), SISTA Fire RI will be hosting a virtual screening of the documentary "Through the Night".

The documentary looks at the impact the modern economy is having on Womxn of Color and our families. We invite you to join us on the evening of November 18th, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
*Registration is required for entry to the watch party. You will receive the Zoom link the day before the event via text and email.*

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the film’s director Loira Limbal, along with community organizers and advocates from SISTA Fire RI, 1199 SEIU, and RICADV.

FILM SYNOPSIS

Film website here: https://www.throughthenightfilm.com/

To make ends meet, people in the U.S. are working longer hours across multiple jobs. This modern reality of non-stop work has resulted in an unexpected phenomenon: the flourishing of 24-hour daycare centers. THROUGH THE NIGHT is a verité documentary that explores the personal cost of our modern economy through the stories of two working mothers and a child care provider - whose lives intersect at a 24-hour daycare center.

The film follows a mother who works the overnight shift at a hospital; another holding down three jobs to support her family; and a woman who for two decades has cared for children of parents with nowhere else to turn. Over the span of two years, across working holidays, seven day work weeks, and around-the-clock shifts, the film reveals the personal cost of rising wealth inequality in the U.S and the close bonds forged between parents, children, and caregivers.

ABOUT: SISTA FIRE

https://sistafireri.org/about/

SISTA FIRE is co-creating a network of women of color to build our collective power for social, economic and political transformation. At the center of our work are SISTA Circles; through the circles we will provide space for deep interpersonal and leadership development.

SISTA FIRE aims to connect the patterns and practices of community strength from the past, building on the present, and–with great intentions–planting the seeds for the future. We take lessons from our grandmas holding it down in Black Lives Matter, our Indigenous aunties fighting for their own homelands here, our trans sisters who fight for their rights to be who they are, and our immigrant and refugee mommas demonstrating their strength with unrelenting love and profound sacrifices. Read More

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Added to the calendar on Sunday Nov 1st, 2020 10:46 AM
"Through The Night" tickets through SISTA Fire are sold out.

HOWEVER, the film is still available for online streaming through the virtual
Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) until Sunday, Nov. 29th. The festival
is available to anyone online anywhere.

"Through The Night" streaming link is $8.00 + small processing free. To buy a ticket for a HIFF virtual streaming link, go to: https://fp.hiff.org/films/detail/through_the_night_2020

"Through The Night" will also be available ($12) for streaming at the SFFILM Festival at the beginning of December: https://sffilm.org/event/through-the-night/
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