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Break the Branch Film Screening
Jul 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm| $10
Independent filmmaker Samantha Cornwell will be presenting her debut Break the Branch at Repair the World in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The film focuses on the hardships women and girls face attending the Pardada Pardadi school in India. Cornwell has traveled to India multiple times over the past four years in partnership with Melanie Closs’ The Other Side, an organization which creates a cross-cultural exchange between women with different backgrounds. Together, Cornwell and Closs have worked tirelessly to both empower women through the arts and to raise awareness of gender inequalities across the world. The event starts at 2:00 on Saturday, July 30th, regular admission is 10$, and all proceeds will go to Pardada Pardadi and The Other Side.