Through its annual “Conversations with Parents” speaker series, Branksome Hall connects parents with some of North America’s experts on raising healthy children. This year’s series has an added element: three documentary films will be screened and will help kick-start conversations and learning.
The series begins Wednesday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m.
, with a screening of Finding Kind
, an exploration of female relationships, bullying, and the importance of kindness and mutual respect.
The presentation starts at 7:30 p.m., in the Performing Arts Centre, 10 Elm Ave. It will be followed by a panel discussion.
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The series continues Wednesday, January 16, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.
, with Miss Representation
, a riveting documentary that premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film explores the misrepresentation of women in media and the perceived connection to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power in society.
The screening will be followed by a discussion led by the director, Jennifer Siebel Newsom.
Register online at Miss Representation
On Wednesday, February 12, at 7:30 p.m.
, the series continues with Flawed
, a short documentary by alumna Andrea DORFMAN’87 about self-acceptance. The discussion that follows will be led by Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
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