Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Location: a private home in Morton Grove (address given with RSVP)
6:45 pm; film will start promptly at 7.
Join NCJW for a private home screening of the documentary Equal Means Equal.
EQUAL MEANS EQUAL offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Examining both real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala Lopez uncovers how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues, from workplace harassment to domestic violence, rape and sexual assault to the foster care system, and the healthcare conglomerate to the judicial system. Along the way, she reveals the inadequacy of present laws that claim to protect women, ultimately presenting a compelling and persuasive argument for the urgency of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.
There is no cost to attend but advanced registration is required. Space is limited to 25 attendees.