Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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6:00pm [6:30pm] "My Stolen Revolution" Documentary
The Women's Freedom Center presents the documentary film "My Stolen Revolution". As a student activist in Iranís 1979 revolution that overthrew the dictatorial Shah, Nahid Persson Sarvestani fled to Sweden with her baby after Islamists seized power and began persecuting leftists who had been their revolutionary allies. Three decades later, events in Iran inspire Nahid to revisit that part of her life. Shifting skillfully between past and present, this deeply personal documentary is an essential resource for understanding Iran today. "My Stolen Revolution"is the fifth in a series of 6 films by and about women, sponsored by the Women's Freedom Center running the second Wednesday of each month, September 2017 through February 2018 at Rockingham Library. If you were not able to make it to the Women's Film Festival in Brattleboro, the Womenís Freedom Center is bringing the festival films to you. Films are free and open to the public. The Women's Freedom Center is the local non-profit organization working to end domestic and sexual violence in Windham and Southern Windsor Counties. They are a feminist organization committed to offering support and advocacy to all survivors of violence, as well as prevention and educational activities to help create a community in which violence is not tolerated. The Center's 24/7 Hotline number is 1-802-885-2050.