Human Rights Watch: Film, Panel and Reception featuring Anita Hill

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Event:
Human Rights Watch: Film, Panel and Reception featuring Anita Hill
Date:
May 1, 2018 6:30 pm
Cost:
$30, $15 students
Organizer:
Human Rights Watch Los Angeles
Phone:
Perrine Vaillant: (310) 477-5540
perrine.vaillant@hrw.org
Venue:
United Talent Agency Screening Room
Address:
9336 Civic Center Drive, Beverly Hills, 90210

Join us for a special screening of ANITA: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER, a documentary about the Anita Hill firestorm in the days before #MeToo.

Followed by Q&A with Academy Award-winner Freida Lee Mock.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
6:30 pm | Doors open; Reception with hors d’oeuvres
7:15 pm | Film Screening, followed by Q&A

Presented at United Talent Agency’s screening room
9336 Civic Center Drive
, Beverly Hills

On October 11, 1991, a poised young law professor sent shock waves through the nation as she sat before the Senate Judiciary Committee intrepidly testifying to the lewd behavior of a Supreme Court nominee.

In the midst of the #MeToo movement, the Film Club revisits Academy Award-winner Freida Lee Mock’s ANITA, which crystallizes the sexist power dynamics in the room that day and unravels the impact of that lightning-rod moment on Anita Hill’s life and the broader discussion of gender inequality in America.

“One woman, stepping into a mess of political, racial and sexual power plays … makes for rapt viewing.” — Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly

All attendees are invited to stay after the screening for Q&A with the director of the film and the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch’s Women’s Rights Division.

Freida Lee Mock, Director • Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, Actor, Producer, Educator • Sharon Waxman, Moderator, Founder & CEO, The Wrap


Tickets are unreserved and seating is first-come, first-served.

Tickets unfortunately cannot be sold at the door — advance only.

Through regularly scheduled screenings and discussions, Human Rights Watch’s Film Club in Los Angeles creates a forum to advance awareness of human rights issues and empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference.
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For over 35 years, Human Rights Watch has been at the forefront of the international human rights movement, investigating abuses and exposing the truth in order to bring about deep-rooted change.

Around the globe we work in tandem with local activists who often put their lives at risk to protect the rights and dignity of others.

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