Half the Sky (Episode 1)
Monday, November 5
Presented by: Nashville Public Television
USA, Cambodia, India, Kenya, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Vietnam (2012) Dir: Maro Chermayeff. A documentary inspired by Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, the acclaimed book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Sex trafficking, forced prostitution, gender-based violence, and maternal mortality claim one woman every 90 seconds and present the single most vital opportunity of our time. Kristof and celebrity activists travel across the globe to find meaningful solutions to empower women and girls and lay the groundwork for the next generation. English, Central Khmer, Urdu, and Vietnamese with English subtitles. Unrated. 120 minutes. DVD.