Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Period. End of Sentence: A screening of the Academy-Award winning documentary, followed by panel discussion with MCAH experts
Film - Documentary | October 22 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, Colloquium Rooms, First Floor
Julianna Deardorff, PhD, Professor, UC Berkeley Maternal and Child Health Program, Director, UC Berkeley Center of Excellence in Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health; Ndola Prata MD, MSc, Professor, UC Berkeley Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program, Director, Bixby Center for Population, Health & Sustainability at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Dilys Walker, MD, Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco
The Center of Excellence in Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health and the Bixby Center for Population Health & Sustainability present Period. End of Sentence.
Winner of Best Documentary Short Academy Award and directed by Iranian-American filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi, the film documents the story of a rural village in India, where a group of women band together to install and operate a sanitary... More >
Film - Documentary | October 22 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Longtime activist/filmmaker Connie Field (The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter) follows the Kronos Quartets production of Jonathan Berger and Harriet Chessmans opera My Lai, which takes at its heart the actions and life of Hugh Thompson, the whistleblower helicopter pilot who revealed the 1968 massacre by US troops in Vietnam. Tackling the concept of heroism, the definition of morality in... More >