PORTRAYALS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN FILM AND TELEVISION

March 7, 2014, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

At VIFF’s Vancity Theatre

Portrayals of Violence against Women in Film and Television

Portrayals of violence against women are so ubiquitous on the small and silver screen--but where does creative license cross the line? Does the industry have a responsibility to give a more nuanced portrayal? Join us for a discussion with industry professionals and speakers from anti-violence centres from across the city to discuss this timely and thought-provoking issue. 

Introductions:
Irene Lanzinger, BC Federation Women's Rights Committee 
 
Moderator:
Angela Marie MacDougall, Executive Director of Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS)
 
Panelists:
Jarrah Hodge, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Gender Focus 
Hilla Kerner, Collective Member of Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter
Arlana Green, Victim Services Medical Support Worker and a Rape Crisis Counsellor at  (WAVAW) Rape Crisis Centre
Natalie Hill, one of the founders of Women, Action, and the Media Vancouver Chapter (WAM!)

 

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