San Francisco: ITVS Joins Power to the Peaceful

Posted on September 8, 2010
The annual Power to the Peaceful Festival, featuring CARE Ambassador Michael Franti and more than 50,000 music fans, will take place in Golden Gate Park on Saturday, September 11, 2010. The night before, on Friday, September 10 at 8 pm, CARE and Michael Franti will kick off the festival with the second annual Global Action Forum & Celebration at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. The evening will feature the screening of two short films: one about Franti’s recent trip with CARE to East Timor, and another about a girls’ education crusader from Mali. The films will be followed by an intimate conversation with top experts in global women's issues and an acoustic performance by Franti. Click here for more information and here to purchase tickets for the event. Watch for ITVS’s Community Cinema staff in Golden Gate Park with information on this season’s lineup of Independent Lens films, including several highlighting women’s issues as part of our Women’s Empowerment Initiative. Visit communitycinema.org for more information and become a fan of Community Cinema on Facebook to be sure you find the screening nearest you.

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