Who doesn’t love a good movie? Add in great movie snacks and knowledge and we know this will be MUST DO event!
Each month the CGS Center will show a critically acclaimed movie that explores important themes related to gender and sexuality. The movie is free, snacks will be provided, and after each movie there will be a brief discussion about key themes and takeaways. Please check out the details on our website to see a list of sponsors and to let us know you are coming.
Improving your intersectional, gender and sexuality knowledge is SEXY!
Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
Updated date and location!
Wednesday, February 20 ~ 5:30 PM ~ FH 161
In 1977, a book of photographs captured an awakening -- women shedding the cultural restrictions of their childhoods and embracing their full humanity. Feminists: What Were They Thinking? revisits those photos, those women and those times -- and takes aim at our current culture revealing all too vividly the urgent need for continued change. The film offers candid and riveting interviews with women such as Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Judy Chicago and Laurie Anderson tackling topics ranging from identity, abortion, race, childhood and motherhood.
Tuesday, February 19 ~ 5:30 PM ~ Kiva UCEN
Documentary Directors/Producers D. Channsin Berry and Bill Duke took their cameras into everyday America in search of pointed, unfiltered and penetrating interviews with Black women of the darkest hues for their emotional expose', Dark Girls. Two years in the making , Dark Girls pulls back our country's curtain to reveal that the deep seated biases and hatreds of racism - within and outside of the Black American culture - remain bitterly entrenched.
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
Tuesday, March 19 ~ 5:30 PM ~ Kiva, UCEN
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette, comedian Hannah Gadsby gets up close and personal about her life and growing up gay on the small island of Tasmania. Recently hailed by the New York Times as a "major new voice in comedy," Hannah keeps her audience at the Sydney Opera House laughing with her sharp observations as she takes aim at everything from pride parades, unsolicited opinions and the whole history of art before she turns her punchlines into sucker punches, silencing the laughs and flipping the art of comedy completely on its head.
The Hunting Ground
Tuesday, April 16 ~ 5:30 PM ~ Kiva UCEN
From the team behind THE INVISIBLE WAR, comes a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families. Weaving together verité footage and first-person testimonies, the film follows survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice - despite harsh retaliation, harassment and pushback at every level.