The Dennos Museum Center announces the Community Cinema Series on first Thursdays September 2012 through June 2013. These films will be shown captioned and there will be a sign language interpreter for the panel discussion.
September 6, 2012, 7:00 pm - Half the Sky (edited for time)
Based on the widely acclaimed book, this film focuses on oppression of women worldwide.
February 7, 2013, 7:00 pm - The Powerbroker
Whitney Young challenged business and political communities directly and made in-roads where other civil rights leaders could not.
March 7, 2013, 7:00 pm – Wonderwomen
Popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation.
Community Cinema is a community outreach project of CMU Public Television and the Dennos Museum Center. All films will be shown at 7:00 pm at the Dennos Museum Center free of charge. These screening events are part of the ITVS (Independent Television Service) Community Cinema program. Free screenings of Independent Lens films will be held the first Thursday of the month beginning September 2011 through May 2012. For more on the Independent Cinema series, including upcoming dates and films, visit WCMU.org/TV.