“Half the Sky” Free Screening and Reception with Gabrielle UnionThursday, September 27, 6:30pm – Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59 Terrace, Miami

WPBT2 will host a FREE preview screening and reception of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide on Thursday, September 27 at 6:30pm at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami (212 NE 59th Terrace Miami, FL 33137).  Featured guest, Gabrielle Union will be in attendance.  She will discuss her experience while visiting Vietnam as well as answer audience questions.  The event will also feature a panel of local experts, who will lead a discussion and answer audience questions on the topics discussed in the film after the screening. Filmed in 10 countries and inspired by the best-selling book by Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is driven by the growing awareness that empowering women is the best way to increase prosperity and stability around the globe. Six talented actress-advocates — Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan,Gabrielle Union, Diane Lane, America Ferrera, and Olivia Wilde — join Kristof as he travels to Asia and Africa to meet face-to-face with inspiring individuals working to bring about change and the women and girls who confront extreme gender inequality in their daily lives. The event is free and open to the public.

RSVP: Kristina Gutierrez at 305-424-4025 or kristina_gutierrez@wpbt.org