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

Anne Arundel Community College

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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