THE ROLE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM IN GENDER EQUITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT
JENNIFER STEINMAN, FILM FATALES
Jennifer Steinman, Director of the Bay Area Chapter of Film Fatales (Local Women Filmmakers) will lead a racially diverse panel of women filmmakers who have directed and produced critically acclaimed films that have launched movements and created social impact around important topics such as gender and racial equity, poverty, homelessness, leadership and political change/advocacy. Short film clips will be screened and the intersection between film and social impact investment and how the two sectors can work together towards new and impactful innovation will be discussed.
Advocacy, awareness, Community Engagement, Education, film, Gender Equity, racial equity
Film / Art / Music
Jennifer Steinman - Time for Ilhan (film about the first female Somali-American to become an elected legislator); Laurie Coyle - Adios Amor (film about an early Mexican-American female organizer of California's immigrant rights); Tiffany Shlain - 50/50 Day (film about imagining true gender equity and launched an entire annual movement); Valerie Red-Horse Mohl - MANKILLER (film about female political leadership as role modeled by Wilma Mankiller first woman Chief of Cherokee Nation); Marcia Jamal: BIRTH (film about Oakland based women formerly homeless addicts now helping others heal)