The United National Association of Marin joined with CFI to celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8) with a recent special screening of Femme, an inspirational film about women around the world who are actively transforming and healing global society on a daily basis. Following the screening, filmmaker Emmanuel Itier answered questions and psychiatrist and author Jean Shinoda Bolen talked about her advocacy for a 5th UN World Conference on Women. Film 91 min. plus discussion. The movie was produced by Sharon Stone and featured Maria Bello, Maria Conchika Alonso, Gloria Steinem, Jean Houston, Marianne Williamson, Nobel Peace Laureates Shirin Ebadi and Malread Maguire and over 100 experts from around the world, including AgeSong affiliate Ilene Serlin.
We’re are very excited that The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will be visiting us once again on Saturday March 15 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence® is a leading-edge Order of queer nuns that have devoted themselves to community service since 1979. They believe all people have a right to express their unique joy, beauty and spirituality. The Sisters continue to expand their presence in the elder community with visits and other events like last summers senior prom and Bingo.
Depth of Age
Honoring the Eldership of Inez Brown
“My aunt’s art and story are an inspiration that I want to share with others”
12 minute documentary featuring the artwork of Inez Brown who discovered her artistic talent at the age of 74 through participating in the Art With Elders program. Her artwork has been exhibited throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and in places as prominent as the M. H. de Young Museum. Mrs. Brown’s Beauty honors the strength and resiliency of the human spirit and affirms that miracles can happen no matter one’s age or circumstance. The film was produced and directed by Inez Brown’s niece, Nancy Thompson. Ms. Thompson is an oral historian, author and filmmaker and has over 20 years’ experience creating legacies to pass down to future generations.
Referred by Rick Moody, Editor, Human Values in Aging Newsletter, March 1, 2014
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