Celebrate International Women’s Day (March 5) & A POWERFUL NOISE Live!

A Powerful Noise - LiveThrough AAUW’s and CARE’s partnership, AAUW encourages you to join CARE (www.care.org) and more than 120,000 people gathering in 400 theaters across the United States to celebrate International Women’s Day 2009. On the evening of March 5, CARE is hosting an unprecedented one-night event featuring the theatrical premiere of “A Powerful Noise,” an acclaimed documentary that follows three extraordinary women – Hanh is an HIV-positive widow in Vietnam, Nada is a survivor of the Bosnian war, and Jacqueline educates girls in Mali. The film takes you inside the lives of these women to witness their daily challenges and significant victories over poverty and oppression.

Immediately following the film, theatergoers will participate in a town hall meeting broadcast live from New York. It with feature renowned activists and experts, including Nicholas Kristof and Christy Turlington Burns, who will discuss how we can help empower women around the world.

To learn more about the film, or for theatre and ticket information, visit www.apowerfulnoise.org.

Screenings planned around in NC

A POWERFUL NOISE Live – March 5, 2009.

The event begins at 7:30pmET/6:30pmCT/5:30pmMT/8pmPT (tape delayed). Tickets go on sale January 30, 2009, at FathomEvents.com. To receive an email reminder about tickets going on sale, click here.

Charlotte – Stonecrest 22 @ Piper Glen
Concord – Concord Mills 24
Raleigh – Brier Creek Stadium 14
Raleigh – North Hills Stadium 14

3 responses to “Celebrate International Women’s Day (March 5) & A POWERFUL NOISE Live!

  1. Pingback:   AAUW News - AAUW of North Carolina

  2. AAUW is looking for guest bloggers to write about this event.

    If you’re planning to attend, please contact me or webmaster@aauw.org

  3. Branch members Doris Bernlohr, Nancy Shoemaker, Mary Fran Schickedantz, and Sheila Bassoppo-Moyo met in Raleigh for this event.

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