Community Cinema: Wonder Women!

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Wonder Women!
Date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Phone: 
802-223-3338
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss Wonder Women!: The Untold Story of American Superheroines by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan.

From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s, to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.

For more information about the film, visit wonderwomendoc.com

Community Cinema is presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Discussion in Montpelier

Community members viewed the documentary, then discussed it and the greater issue of the struggle for women's rights with a panel at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, Vermont.

The two panelists were: Kelly Walsh, Director of Girls' Programs at Vermont Works for Women; and Daniel Barlow, Co-Founder of Trees and Hills Comics Group, photographer, and lobbyist for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility.

Vermont Public Television and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier have teamed up to present Community Cinema, a series of discussions featuring films that are part of VPT's series, Independent Lens.
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Community Cinema: The Powerbroker

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Powerbroker
Date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Phone: 
802-223-3338
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Powerbroker by Bonnie Boswell.

During the 1950s and 60s, civil rights leader Whitney Young navigated a divided society. He challenged America's white business and political leaders directly, but his efforts to open the doors for equal opportunity were often attacked by Black Americans who felt his methods were in contrast with the Black Power Movement of the time.

For more information about the film, visit http://www.whitneyyoungfilm.com/the_powerbroker.html.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: The Powerbroker

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Powerbroker
Date: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Powerbroker by Bonnie Boswell.

During the 1950s and 60s, civil rights leader Whitney Young navigated a divided society. He challenged America's white business and political leaders directly, but his efforts to open the doors for equal opportunity were often attacked by Black Americans who felt his methods were in contrast with the Black Power Movement of the time.

For more information about the film, visit http://www.whitneyyoungfilm.com/the_powerbroker.html.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: The Powerbroker

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Powerbroker
Date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Powerbroker by Bonnie Boswell.

During the 1950s and 60s, civil rights leader Whitney Young navigated a divided society. He challenged America's white business and political leaders directly, but his efforts to open the doors for equal opportunity were often attacked by Black Americans who felt his methods were in contrast with the Black Power Movement of the time.

For more information about the film, visit http://www.whitneyyoungfilm.com/the_powerbroker.html.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: The Powerbroker

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: The Powerbroker
Date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Phone: 
802-773-1860
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss The Powerbroker by Bonnie Boswell.

During the 1950s and 60s, civil rights leader Whitney Young navigated a divided society. He challenged America's white business and political leaders directly, but his efforts to open the doors for equal opportunity were often attacked by Black Americans who felt his methods were in contrast with the Black Power Movement of the time.

For more information about the film, visit http://www.whitneyyoungfilm.com/the_powerbroker.html.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: Soul Food Junkies

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Soul Food Junkies
Date: 
Thursday, January 17, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss Soul Food Junkies by Byron Hurt

Soul Food Junkies delves into the historical and controversial relationship between the African American community and soul food. How does our affinity for soul food and its dietary traditions affect the health of the African American community?

To view the trailer please visit www.bhurt.com.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: Soul Food Junkies

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Soul Food Junkies
Date: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss Soul Food Junkies by Byron Hurt

Soul Food Junkies delves into the historical and controversial relationship between the African American community and soul food. How does our affinity for soul food and its dietary traditions affect the health of the African American community?

To view the trailer please visit www.bhurt.com.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: Soul Food Junkies

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Soul Food Junkies
Date: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Phone: 
802-773-1860
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss Soul Food Junkies by Byron Hurt

Soul Food Junkies delves into the historical and controversial relationship between the African American community and soul food. How does our affinity for soul food and its dietary traditions affect the health of the African American community?

To view the trailer please visit www.bhurt.com.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: Soul Food Junkies

Date: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Phone: 
802-223-3338
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss Soul Food Junkies by Byron Hurt

Soul Food Junkies delves into the historical and controversial relationship between the African American community and soul food. How does our affinity for soul food and its dietary traditions affect the health of the African American community?

To view the trailer please visit www.bhurt.com.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Community Cinema: Beauty is Embarrassing

Date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Phone: 
802-223-3338
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview and discuss Beauty is Embarrassing by Neil Berkeley

Artist Wayne White found early success as one of the creators of Pee-wee's Playhouse and now his "word" paintings, which feature pithy and often sarcastic text statements crafted onto vintage landscape paintings, have made him a darling of the fine art world.

This is a funny, irreverent story of the highs and lows of a commercial artist struggling to find peace and balance between his work and his art.

To view the trailer please visit beautyisembarrassing.com

Visit the Kellogg-Hubbard Library website for more information.

Community Cinema is a presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Lane Series at UVM, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

Featured Event: 
Yes

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