We Can Do It: Achieving Gender Equality in Film and Beyond
May 11, 2019
6:30pm to 8:00pm

A panel discussion exploring gender equality in entertainment and global culture, co-presented with the European Union and the American Cinematheque’s Starring Europe Film Festival 2019.

As society continues to respond to movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp, this panel will discuss both European and American approaches to the political, legal, and artistic perspectives of women’s rights and gender equality. The panel discussion will begin at 6:30pm, followed by a light reception at 7:30pm.


Magdalena Chmielewska, Filmmaker; and Director, “Heaven’s Meadow”

David Mrnka, Filmmaker; and Director, “MILADA”

Evgenia Beniatoglou, Consul General of Greece

Chiara Tilesi, Film Producer; and Founder, We Do It Together

Caroline Heldman, Research Director, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media; and Associate Professor of Politics, Occidental College

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4:00pm: Screening of the Austrian short “Heaven’s Meadow,” directed by panelist Magdalena Chmielewska, and the Greek film “POLYXENI” RSVP for film screening is here—password: poiu7890.

6:30pm: Panel discussion

7:30pm: Reception



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