Their passion leaps off the screen as they empower women from around the globe. A filmathon fundraiser in New Westminster, British Columbia on the 24th of October will screen films about people working to reduce violence against women.
The screening is organized by Tides Canada project ROSE, Remember Our Sisters Everywhere. Money raised from the films will go towards a public event planned for December 6th, Canada’s National Day Of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
See a film about Margaret Dragu or LADY JUSTICE: “Mature but not old; Lady Justice is without question the world’s most ubiquitous artist model!” or a feature film from Liberia about Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
After surviving a 14-year civil war and a government riddled with corruption, Liberia is ready for change. On January 16, 2006, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was inaugurated President – the first freely elected female head of state in Africa. Having won a hotly contested election with the overwhelming support of women across Liberia, Sirleaf faces the daunting task of lifting her country from debt and devastation.
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