IPR’s Kimberly Wilder to speak on Swedish feminist political party

Movie showing with panel discussion about the creation of a feminist party

The Feminist Initiative film and discussion
last in the series…
Women’s Herstory Across the Globe

The Feminist Initiative
Sunday, April 26 at 2pm
Cinema Arts Centre

423 Park Avenue Huntington, NY

Guest Speakers:

Hedda Marcus, Professor of English, Women’s Studies and Multidisciplinary Studies at Nassau Community College

Kimberly Wilder, writer at Independent Political Report, third party activist

Andrea Callan, Executive Director of the NYCLU Suffolk County Chapter

Moderator: Charlotte Koons, board member of NYCLU, member CODEPINK

Some of the topics to be covered: feminism, third parties, coalition building, media messaging, platform creation

$9 Members / $12 Public / Includes Reception

Tickets can also be purchased at the box office during theatre hours or by calling Brown Paper Tickets toll free at 1-800-838-3006. No refunds.

The Feminist Initiative (F!) reveals the passion, pitfalls and promise of a diverse group of women working to establish the world’s first feminist political party in Sweden in the spring of 2005. Even in one of the most gender-equal societies in the world, the advancement of women’s agenda within the patriarchal establishment requires a revolution. Beginning from the innovative and inclusive decision to elect three party leaders rather than one, the film charts every trail-blazing step (and misstep) of the Feminist Initiative (F!) from their energetic start to the climactic moments of their inspiring, celebritysupported rally. Movie was made in Sweden, 2007, 97 min.; Director: Liz Weisberg

2 thoughts on “IPR’s Kimberly Wilder to speak on Swedish feminist political party

  1. Kimberly Wilder

    This event is today, Sunday, at 2pm!

    It would be awesome if anyone could make it there.

    Or, if you know any third party activists in Long Island please let them know.

    It also has an added layer of interest, because we found a woman from Sweden who actually works with F! to come speak. She is currently living in NYC and will make the trip out here to the burbs to speak.

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