AACC’s fall film series focuses on sexual violence against women

| September 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

aaccAnne Arundel Community College’s Women’s Institute chose sexual violence against women as the theme for its annual fall film series. The free series usually revolves around a current topic that impacts women and includes a screening for each film, followed by time for discussion.

The three films are:

  • “The Hunting Ground,” 12:30-2 p.m. Sept. 22, Humanities Building Room 112; the film explores the epidemic of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, how they are handled and the toll it takes on students and families.
  • “Telling Amy’s Story,” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219; the film follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that happened in November 2001, hosted by Mariska Hargitay, star of “Law and Order: SVU,” and told by Police Detective Deirdri Fishel.
  • “Inside Her Sex,” 10-11:30 a.m. Nov. 9, Humanities Building Room 112; the film discusses cultural messages that women receive from film, books, magazines and people and the impact it has on how woman see themselves; film is told through the eyes and experiences of three women from different backgrounds and circumstances.

Room assignments could change. Before attending, please visit http://www.aacc.edu/women/film.cfm or contact Carolin Woolson, 410-777-7033.

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