You, your friends and your family are invited to attend a special one night showing of Equal Means Equal, a new documentary from director/actor Kamala Lopez, that examines the status of women in today’s society. Equal Means Equal is the winner of the Best Documentary Audience Award, Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival 2016.
When: Friday August 26, 2016, 7 p.m.
Where: Hawaii Theater (1130 Bethel St, Honolulu, HI 96813)
Tickets: $3 at the box office
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 Examining both real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala Lopez uncovers how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues, from workplace harassment to domestic violence, rape and sexual assault to the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.
For more information about the the film, visit its website here.
Are you a student? We’re giving away 50 tickets to the screening compliments of Amy Monk. Sign up for your FREE ticket here:
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Equal Means Equal is presented by The League of Women Voters of Honolulu Education Fund, Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, UH Commission on the Status of Women and AAUW Honolulu.