A free screening of the PBS Documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide will happen at Perkins Coie, 1120 NW Couch Street, 10th Floor, Portland.
The presentation is based on the book Half the Sky, co-authored by Sheryl WuDunn, who will be the featured speaker at the OWLS fall conference.
Bring your lunch and watch the film in six segments over six weeks on Mondays starting September 9 from noon to 1:20 pm. Here are the dates:
- September 9
- September 16
- September 23
- September 30
- October 7
- October 14
After the free screening, participants will discuss how they can fit into the solution to the issues addressed in this amazing documentary film. Segments include popular American actors visiting countries covered in the documentary: America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union, and Olivia Wilde.
Seating is limited. Register here at no cost.