Third Annual Women of the World Film Series BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS FILM SERIES IN CELEBRATION OF WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

March 1, 2005

EVENT: Third Annual "Women of the World" Film Series
BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS FILM SERIES IN CELEBRATION OF WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH


In honor of Women's History Month, Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) examines the lives of women in different cultures through the "Women of the World" film series. The film series is free and open to the public, and takes place at Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library at Grand Army Plaza, in the Second Floor Meeting Room. For more information, please call Brooklyn Public Library at (718) 230-2100 or visit www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org.

Sunday, March 6, 2005, 4:00 p.m.

Kadosh(from Israel)
Moving film about religious fundamentalism and its effect on ultra-orthodox Chasidic Jewish women in the Mea Shearim section of Jerusalem. In Hebrew with English subtitles.

Sunday, March 13, 2005, 4:00 p.m.

Once Were Warriors (from New Zealand)
Powerful drama from New Zealand depicts life in a Maori ghetto and a married woman's struggle against domestic violence. In English.

Sunday, March 20, 2005, 4:00 p.m.

Finzan (from Mali)
Two women rebel against tradition in a rural African village—one against an arranged marriage and another against female circumcision. In Bambara with English subtitles.

Tuesday, March 29, 2005, 7:00 p.m.

Señorita Extraviada (from Mexico)
Award-winning documentary about more than 200 missing young women in Juárez, Mexico. In Spanish with English subtitles.


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