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Sex & Gender Film Series I "Pink Saris"

Date Apr 11, 2013
Time 6:30 pm  
Location Women's Resources Center (703 S. Wright St. MC-302, 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820)
Cost FREE
Sponsor Women's Resources Center, Gender and Women's Studies, National Organization for Women UIUC Chapter, Media and Cinema Studies
Contact Rachel Storm (Program Coordinator at the Women's Resources Center)
Phone 217-333-3137
Event type WRC Documentary Film Series
Views 1505
Originating Calendar Women's Resources Center
Sex and Gender Film Series. Thursdays at the Women's Resources Center, Doors open at 6:30 pm, Film at 7:00 pm. In Honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. "Pink Saris" Sampat Pal is the leader of the Gulabi Gang (aka the Pink Gang), a vigilante group of women in Northern India distinguished by their distinctive bright pink saris. 'Like many other women, Pal was married as a young girl into a family that made her work hard and often beat her. 'Unlike most other Indian women, she overcame her problems to become an outspoken, self-described "messiah" for women.- HBO.Should you require any additional accommodations (assistance with seating, large print programs, ASL interpreter, visual/audio assistance, etc.), please contact us at your earliest convenience. FREE
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