International Women Day Charity screening for a good cause!


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Dear all,

On International Women's Day, please support this cause and help women in need in Singapore: A charity screening of an award-winning film by Italian director Alina Marazzi, on the feminist movement in Italy during the 1960s and 1970s.

The Substation is donating 50% of the proceeds to the Star Shelter, a Singapore Council of Women's Organisations initiative which provides temporary refuge to victims of family violence.

Tickets at $35. Support this good cause! Reserve your tickets now by calling The Substation Box Office, 6337 7800 (12pm - 8.30pm).



Film Trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03PBkOyVcig


International Women’s Day Charity Screening
8th March, Sunday 3.30pm, with pre-screening reception at 2.30pm
Tickets: $35 from The Substation

We Want Roses Too (Singapore Premiere)
/ 2007 / 89min / Italy / Rated R21
Director: Alina Marazzi

Synopsis:
“Vogliamo Anche Le Rose” (We Want Roses Too) is an award-winning film that portrays the revolutionary changes brought on by the sexual revolution and the feminist movement in Italy during the 1960s and 1970s. It is an amazing technicolor spectacle that documents the shared feelings of the feminist movement: that women could no longer support a society based on the patriarchal family, on the power of "husbands" and on the supremacy of males, which requires women to be efficient mothers, obedient wives and virtuous daughters. It is a celebration of advancement and progress in the area of women’s rights and the feminist movement.

Screenings & Awards:
> 60th Locarno Film Festival
> 2007 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam
> 25th Torino Film Festival

About SCWO:
The Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO) is the national coordinating body for women’s organisations in Singapore. Our mission is to serve as a united voice for women organisations in Singapore to promote and improve the status and lives of women in Singapore. While working with member organisations, SCWO also acts as a resource centre to inform and educate the community about issues concerning women.

The Star Shelter provides temporary refuge for victims of family violence and others in need of protection, regardless of race, language or religion.
 

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can a man join to help ... ? it is a charity event rite ?
 

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