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MARYMOUNT HOSTS 23RD ANNUAL WOMEN’S DAY SERIES

Contact: JJ OBrien
212 636 6083
obrien@fordham.edu


TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Marymount College’s Institute for the Education of Women and Girls will host “Celluloid Careers – Women and Work on Film” on Wednesday, April 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Marymount College of Fordham University in Tarrytown, N.Y.

 

Debra Zimmerman, executive director of Women Who Make Movies, the largest distributor of films and videotapes by and about women in North America, will give the keynote address. She will discuss women’s filmmaking from a global perspective. During the event, Marymount will also screen six films, including Blue Steel, Real Women Have Curves and The Client, depicting women in a variety of careers. A panel discussion will follow, featuring women who work in several of the depicted careers.

 

The event is free and is open to the public. Registration will occur from 9:30 to 10 a.m.

 

DATE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2
TIME: 9:30 A.M. TO 4 P.M.
PLACE: MARYMOUNT COLLEGE OF FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
    100 MARYMOUNT AVE.
    TARRYTOWN, NY 10591
  CONTACT: ELLEN SILBER, (914) 332-4917


Founded in 1841, Fordham is New York City’s Jesuit University. Enrolling approximately 15,000 students in its 11 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools, Fordham has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y. 
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