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
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