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Event: 'V-Day Jersey City Presents Benefit Screening Of WHAT I WANT MY WORDS TO DO TO YOU - Jersey City, NJ'Print
  Feminist
Date: Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 5:00 pm
Duration: 2 Hours
Contact Info:
Email: performing@ gaiastudio.org

Co-Sponsored by _gaia and Art House Productions V-Day Jersey City 2010 Presents a Benefit Screening of WHAT I WANT MY WORDS TO DO TO YOUSunday, March 21, 2010 at 5 p.m. Art House Productions1 McWilliams Place Jersey City, New Jersey (SE Corner of Hamilton Park, near Erie/8th St)Tickets: $5.00 (available at door) Proceeds benefit Hudson County Rape Crisis Center What I Want My Words To Do To You offers an unprecedented look into the minds and hearts of the women inmates of New York's Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. The film goes inside a writing workshop led by playwright and activist Eve Ensler, consisting of 15 women, most of whom were convicted of murder. Through a series of exercises and discussions, the women delve into their pasts and explore the nature of their crimes and the extent of their own culpability.Statistics about incarcerated women:Nationally, women prisoners are the fastest growing group in the prison population.The vast majority of women in prison have been victims of violence prior to their incarceration including domestic violence, rape, sexual assault and child abuse.Women who are violent offenders are even more likely to have been abused and to be incarcerated for responding to that abuse violently. The Hudson County Rape Crisis Center assists survivors of sexual assault, ages 12 and above in Hudson County. 24 Hour Hotline: 201 795 5757V‑Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls.  For up-to-date screening information and other V-Day fundraisers visit www.gaiastudio. org, www.arthouseproduct ions.org  orwww.vday.org. For more information on our beneficiary visit www.hcrcc.blogspot. com.   GLOBAL SPONSORS: Dramatists Play Service,  Amanda Keidan Jewelry, LUNA, Random House, Shawn & Shane, Vosges Haut-ChocolatLOCAL SPONSORS: _gaia, Art House Productions and Garden State Rollergirls



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