School of Communication to Host Panel on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

To this day, women globally are subjected to forms of control over their bodies and, in particular, their ability to exercise their reproductive rights is still constrained. Amid a rise of challenges to the advancement of women’s rights, including the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade in the United States, sexual and reproductive health rights are at the forefront of conversations about the advancement of gender equality. To address these issues, the University of Miami School of Communication is hosting a panel titled “How Women and Health NGOs Use Communications [...]

2023-03-10T09:38:59-05:00March 9, 2023|School of Communication|

SIDNEY Screening + Panel Discussion

Join us for an illuminating panel discussion with Cosford Cinema’s Rene Rodriguez, University of Miami professor Dr. Terri Francis, and local filmmaker Cathleen Dean. The discussion will take place at Tower Theater Miami before the screening of SIDNEY. From producer Oprah Winfrey, this revealing documentary honors the legendary Sidney Poitier and his legacy as an iconic actor, filmmaker and activist at the center of Hollywood and the Civil Rights Movement. Featuring candid interviews with Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Robert Redford, Lenny Kravitz, Barbra Streisand, and Spike Lee, this is a [...]

2022-09-21T17:02:34-04:00September 21, 2022|, |

Deadly Voyages: Haitian Migration Film And Panel Discussion

Haitians are risking their lives in the largest maritime migration in nearly two decades. The consequences are tragic. Join Bahamian writer-director Kareem J. Mortimer as he presents his 2017 drama Cargo, about Haitian migrants being smuggled into the U.S. When a desperate fisherman (played by Warren Brown) turns to human smuggling, he is faced with having to abandon refugees at sea who are a long way from their destination. The film will be followed by a panel discussion at 8:30 p.m. moderated by Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat (Brother, I’m Dying). Participants will [...]

2022-05-25T12:14:26-04:00May 25, 2022||