Thursday, February 26, 2015

Women's History Month - March 2015 at American Corner Trieste

WOMEN’S SPACE-  SPEAKER AND DOCUMENTARY SERIES – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Tues. Mar 17 - 5:30 pm: First ladies, documentary (2014, part of Il tempo e la storia documentary series, RAI Storia, special guest Raffaella Baritono, 50 min., Italian language). Professor Elisabetta Vezzosi, University of Trieste will lead the discussion.  The changing roles of the women beside the U.S. Presidents. 

Tues. Mar 24 - 5:30: I have a dream. Il movimento di liberazione degli afroamericani, documentary (2014, part of Il tempo e la storia documentary series, RAI Storia, special guest Elisabetta Vezzosi, 50 min., Italian language).  Professors Vezzosi and Leonardo Buonomo of the University of Trieste will lead a panel discussion.  The decisive roles that afroamerican women played in the Civil Rights Movement.  

Mon. Mar 30 - 5:30  Finding Vivian Maier, (2013, USA, dir. John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, documentary, 84 min. English language) Elisabetta Bini, University of Trieste, will be with us to discuss the film. True story of a nanny in New York, posthumously recognized as a talented street photographer. 

THURSDAY AMERICAN EXPERIENCE DOCUMENTARIES.  Every Thursday at 10 am.  Free and Open to the Public. 



Mar 5The Triangle Fire (PBS 2012, 60 min) The tragic New York Fire in which 146 people lost their lives, leading to workplace safety reform and International Women’s Day. 
Mar 12Amelia Earhart (50 min). The life and legend of this courageous and groundbreaking aviator.
Mar 19 – Iron Jawed Angels part 1. Defiant activists took the women’s suffrage movement to a new level, risking their lives to help American women win the right to vote. Starring Hilary Swank, Anjelica Huston, Julia Ormond.
Mar 26 – Iron Jawed Angels, part 2. 

SHORT STORY DISCUSSSION:
Mar. 30, 10 am - If Men Could Menstruate, by Gloria Steinem - Ms. Magazine 10/1978

FAMILY FILM:
Mar. 27, 5 pm - The BRAVE - Disney.  A princess has to break all the rules to save her Kingdom. 

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