HONORED: V-Day Founder/Artistic Director Eve Ensler To Receive the Breakthrough Inspiration Award
On Friday October 22, Eve will be honored at Breakthrough's ten-year anniversary Let's Breakthrough Together Gala. Eve, along with Peter Ackerman, founding chair of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict will receive the Breakthrough Inspiration Award, given to activists who embody the spirit of human rights and leadership.
Breakthrough is an innovative, international human rights organization using the power of popular culture, media, and community mobilization to transform public attitudes and advance equality, justice, and dignity.
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IN THE NEWS: Eve Quoted In Major New York Times Story On The Congo
A recent front-page article in The New York Times focused heavily on the "frenzy" of rape in the DRC and the UN's inability to prevent or stop the widespread practice. In the article, Jeffrey Gettleman quoted Eve, who stated, "Congo is the U.N.'s crowning failure...If the women being raped were the daughters or wives or mothers of the power elites...I can promise you this war would have ended about 12 years ago."
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REMINDER: CONGO IN HARLEM 2, October 8 - 23
V-Day is pleased to support Congo in Harlem 2 in its second annual series of Congo-related films and events at the Maysles Cinema in Harlem. Congo in Harlem 2 offers a unique movie-going experience, giving audiences the opportunity to celebrate Congolese culture, learn about the ongoing humanitarian crisis, engage in dialogue, and get involved.
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TICKETS AVAILABLE: Marion Woodman Film Screening & Post Show Conversation with Eve Ensler & Andrew Harvey
Tickets are still available for the New York premiere of Marion Woodman: Dancing in the Flames about the life and views of the Jungian analyst. The screening will be followed by a conversation between spiritual activist Andrew Harvey and Eve Ensler.
Marion Woodman: Dancing in the Flames
Sunday, October 31
$25 includes admission to the exhibitions before the program
Rubin Museum Of Art
150 West 17th Street, New York, New York 10011
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SIGN UP NOW: Organize A V-Day 2011 Benefit Event!
Registration to produce a V-Day 2011 benefit production is open! Submit your application today to organize an event in your college, community or high school!
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