February 14, 2013
For immediate release
Toronto, ON–In celebration of International Women’s Day , the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario invites all to a screening of Canadian director Karen Cho’s latest documentary “Status Quo: The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada.” The documentary screening will take place on March 8 at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (252 Bloor Street West) in room 5280, scheduled for 6 to 8 P.M. A $5 dinner is included and a discussion facilitated by Philippine Women Centre members is set to take place following the screening.
The documentary delves into the key issues that women face in Canada, drawing parallels between the necessary fight towards women’s rights in Canada’s previous decades and our current struggles today. Violence against women, reproductive rights, and childcare are among the key issues tackled in the documentary.
In marking the advancement of the women`s struggle for equality, development and human rights, the film will remind us all that the struggle for genuine women`s liberation continues today.
Join us for a screening of this integral contemporary documentary on the women’s movement in Canada!
Celebrating IWD: A film screening of “Status Quo: The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada”
Hosted by the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario
Friday, March 8th, 6:00-8:00 PM (Doors open at 5:30 PM)
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Room 5280
252 Bloor Street West, Toronto (Above St. George subway station)
Dinner is available for $5
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