City of Joy, with Q&A
- This is a past program
This film tells the story of Congolese women’s fierce will to turn their pain into power, and the visionaries who came together to create a transformational community. In a region besieged by an economic war and rampant sexual violence, 2018 Nobel Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege, women’s rights activist Christine Schuler-Deschryver, and radical feminist Eve Ensler imagined a place where women who’ve been sexually brutalized can heal themselves. (2016, dir. Madeleine Gavin, 74 min.)
A Q&A with Schuler-Deschryver and Ensler follows, moderated by women's rights leader Kimberlé Crenshaw.
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