This Sunday: No! The Rape Documentary with Director and Activists
NO! The Rape Documentary Film Screening and Discussion
Sunday, April 26th, 12:30-4:00 p.m.
Community Service Society
105 East 22nd St. @ Park Ave., Room 4A
6, N, R, W to 23rd Street
NO! is a groundbreaking documentary about sexual assault in the Black Community. This feature-length internationally acclaimed, award-winning documentary explores the international realities of rape, sexual assault and other forms of violence against women through the first person testimonies, scholarship, spirituality, activism and cultural work of African-Americans. The film is being used globally in grassroots and mainstream movements to end rape, sexual assault, and other forms of violence against women. This event is focused on sexual assault within the Black community. All people of color are encouraged to attend.
Panel Discussion following the film Featuring Aishah Shahidah Simmons, Salamishah Tillet, Byron Hurt, and Kenyon Farrow.
NO! Filmmaker Aishah Shahidah Simmons, award-winning African-American feminist lesbian independent documentary filmmaker, television and radio producer, published writer, international lecturer, and activist based in Philadelphia, PA
Salamishah Tillet, program director of and writer for “A Long Walk Home: A Story Of A Rape Survivor”
Byron Hurt, award-winning documentary filmmaker (Beyond Beats and Rhymes), published writer, and anti-sexist activist
Kenyon Farrow, National Public Education Director of Queers for Economic Justice
“If the Black community in the Americas and in the world would save itself, it must complete the work this film begins.”
~Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author-
To learn more about NO! or to watch a trailer of the film, go to http://notherapedocumentary.org/
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