A Hidden Narrative”: Black Women in Medicine

“Race matters.  It’s the first thing they see when people look at you.” Directed by Crystal Emery ‘Black Women in Medicine’ grants us access into an experience that is shared by a small demographic of black women; the journey into the medical field.  A short but to the point production, you can expect to hear…

[VIDEO]BLACK WOMEN IN MEDICINE OPENS THIS WEEK in NYC & LA THEATERS 8/26(Limited)

‘Black Women in Medicine’ written and directed by Crystal Emery is in theaters (NYC & LA) for a limited theatrical release.

For more information visit: http://www.changingthefaceofmedicine.org/film/
NYC: Cinema Village (8/26-9/1)
22 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003 (Link)

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LA: Laemmle’s Music Hall (9/2-9/8)
9036 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (Link)

[AUDIO]THE HUMANIZATION OF ABORTION CLINIC PROVIDERS vs EXTREMIST/LOBBYIST AND THEIR DEADLY TACTICS in film #TRAPPED

Director Dawn Porter combined her experience with law, policy, and film to introduce us to “Trapped”, a documentary aimed at enlightening audiences about the abortion debate through the lens of the service providers. Passionate about women’s health and an end to socioeconomic warfare on the working class, “Trapped” shares the narrative of the long term effects that TRAP Laws have placed on the majority of women’s health clinics around the country. CINEMATIQ magazine talks to award-winning filmmaker, Dawn Porter about TRAP Laws, financing her projects, education, politics, and women’s rights.
TRAPPED airs tonight on Independent Lens at 10 PM.

[AUDIO] An Inside Look at ‘Trapped’ with Director Dawn Porter

Director Dawn Porter combined her experience with law, policy, and film to introduce us to “Trapped”, a documentary aimed at enlightening audiences about the abortion debate through the lens of the service providers. Passionate about women’s health and an end to socioeconomic warfare on the working class, “Trapped” shares the narrative of the long term effects that TRAP Laws have placed on the majority of women’s health clinics around the country. The documentary has currently been making its rounds in the film festival circuit and is currently being distributed in select theaters this month. CINEMATIQ magazine talks to award-winning filmmaker, Dawn Porter about TRAP Laws, financing her projects, education, politics, and women’s rights..

[video]Motley’s Law: Fighting for “Justness” within the Realm of Justice

The constant threat of danger, the distressing impact of structural instability, and the shadows of punitive eyes watching with hopes of innocent mistakes leading to jail time; to the average person these predicaments may sound like terrifying elements of an impulsive environment. To Kimberley Motley, just consider it as a regular day and more so a distraction from her work. Meet Kimberley, a former beauty queen (Miss Wisconsin 2004) turned prominent and fearless international lawyer. Kimberley has spent the past decade working all over the world but she is primarily focused in Kabul, Afghanistan serving as an attorney to those who are caught in very complicated legal circumstances. Yes you read that correctly, an American woman, a Black & Asian American woman who does not practice Islam working in the Afghan legal system as a litigator and enforcer of justice.