Start Somewhere is proud to partner with StartOut, an organization dedicated to fostering and developing entrepreneurship within the LGBT community, to host a screening of Miss Representation on Monday, May 14, 2012 in Washington D.C. at The GALA Hispanic Theater. The event will raise money and awareness for StartOut’s Lesbian Entrepreneurship mentoring program. Interested in learning more about the program? Email Leanne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Because Miss Representation is such an important film, we’re enlisting the help of key organizations to help spread the word. To learn more about being a community sponsor click here.
About The Film
Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film challenges the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership positions and for the average woman to feel powerful herself.
Miss Representation includes stories from teenage girls and provocative interviews with politicians, journalists, entertainers, activists and academics like Condoleezza Rice, Lisa Ling, Nancy Pelosi, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Rosario Dawson, Jackson Katz, Jean Kilbourne, and Gloria Steinem. The film offers startling facts and statistics that will leave audiences shaken and armed with a new perspective. www.missrepresentation.org
Miss Representation Screening
Monday May 14, 6:00 PM
GALA Hispanic Theater
3333 14th St, NW, Washington, DC