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Women, War & Peace Screening Series
New York, NY
Join Us for a Series of Screening and Discussion Events Featuring
Women, War & Peace
Women, War & Peace is a five-part documentary series exploring women’s strategic role in conflict and peacebuilding. The series highlights women who are changing the rules of engagement in conflict zones from Colombia to Bosnia, Afghanistan to Liberia. Created by Abigail Disney, Pamela Hogan, and Gini Reticker.
Events are sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN and co-sponsored by the Metro NY Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women, Soroptomist International, and Fork Films.
All events located at the Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium, UN Headquarters
405 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
Please arrive by 2:45 pm at the latest to receive your ticket at the 42nd Street entrance (42nd St. and 1st Ave.). All guests must have a ticket in order to enter the screenings.
Please RSVP for each of the three events that you would like to attend.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm
Screenings of Pray the Devil Back to Hell and War Redefined and a discussion with executive producer Abigail Disney. Moderated by Petra Tötterman Andorff, international co-ordinator for Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Introduction by Ingrid Fiskaa, State Secretary at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in charge of International Development.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 from 3:00 to 5:30 pm
Screening of Peace Unveiled followed by a discussion with Anne-Marie Goetz, chief advisor of Governance, Peace and Security UN Women; Sameena Nazir, founder and director of the Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy; and Cora Weiss, UN representative, International Peace Bureau (Nobel 1910) and president, Hague Appeal for Peace. Moderated by Aliye Pekin Celik, Soroptimist International.
Friday, March 2, 2012 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Screening of The War We Are Living followed by a discussion with executive producer Pamela Hogan; Charo Mina Rojas, National Coordinator of Advocacy and Outreach for the International Working Group of the Black Communities’ Process; and Yifat Susskind, executive director MADRE. Moderated by Cheryl Benton, president of the Metro NY Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women.