This film series will feature documentaries focusing on issues related to teen wellness, including mental health, sexual health, self-esteem, social media, and relationships.
Our goal is to start community conversations about the challenges our teens face and how best to support them.
Please register to attend at http://bit.ly/SpeakerSeriesRSVP and to find screening location. Free Admission ($10 suggested donation to help us sustain our programming).
This documentary explores the impact of social media on our bodies, our brains, and our relationships. In an ideal world, social media is a tool and social platforms are a place to connect, share, and care -- but what's really happening? And how can we learn to manage social media better? Screening: Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:00-7:30 p.m. RSVP for screening location. http://bit.ly/SpeakerSeriesRSVP Co-host: Alameda Theatre, 2317 Central Avenue, Alameda
"Finding Kind" is a documentary about the epidemic of girl on girl bullying and the role that kindness can play in helping to reduce it. Through interviews with girls, adult women, and experts, the filmmakers reveal the ways in which girls hurt – but can also learn to support – each other. Screening: Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:00-8:30 p.m. RSVP for screening location. http://bit.ly/SpeakerSeriesRSVP Co-host: Girls Inc of the Island City
This compelling documentary follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow and destructive definition of masculinity. The film also illustrates how we, as a society, can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men. Screening: Thursday, March 12, 2019 7:00-8:30 p.m. RSVP for screening location. http://bit.ly/SpeakerSeriesRSVP Co-host Alameda Parks and Recreation Department
You cannot be what you cannot see. Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media and culture contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. Screening: Thursday, April 23, 2019 7:00-8:30 p.m. RSVP for screening location. http://bit.ly/SpeakerSeriesRSVP Co-host: American Association of University Women, Alameda Chapter