Sister’s Social Event: Miss Representation

You are cordially invited to a campus-wide film screening! The film Miss Representation explores how the media’s misrepresentation of women has led to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.  In a society where media is the most persuasive force shaping cultural norms, the collective message that our young women and men overwhelmingly receive is that a woman’s value and power lie in her youth, beauty, and sexuality, and not in her capacity as a leader.  This film has received critical acclaim from the Sundance Film Festival and has received high praise from more than 6 other film festivals.  To view the extended trailer for Miss Representation click here.

The film screening will be hosted on November 29th from 5:15pm to 8:00pm at the BU Medical Campus in Keefer Auditorium.

The event schedule is as follows:

5.15pm-5.30pm: Welcome Remarks and Film Introduction

5.30pm-6.55pm: Full Screening of Miss Representation

6.55pm-7.35pm: Panel discussion

7:35pm-8:00:  Dinner and Drinks in Founders Room

To register for the film screening, click here.

For any questions or comments, please contact the event coordinators (Danielle Hinchey, Danit Kaya, Linda Oyesiku) at:


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