ITVS Community Cinema and WHYY, in partnership with Dining for Women, present a preview screening of the upcoming PBS series “Half the Sky” on Thursday, September 20 at 6:30-8:30pm at WHYY Hamilton Public Media Commons (150 N. 6th Street). This is a wheelchair accessible venue; doors open at 6:00pm. This event is FREE and open to the public, but advanced registration is required.
Half the Sky is a landmark transmedia project featuring a four-hour PBS primetime national and international broadcast event, a Facebook-hosted social action game, mobile games, two websites, educational video modules with companion text, a social media campaign supporting over 30 partner NGOs, and an impact assessment plan all inspired by Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, the widely acclaimed book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
To RSVP, call (215) 351- 0511. Act 48 credit is available to teachers. Half the Sky will be broadcast on PBS as part of Independent Lens on October 1 & 2 at 9 pm.