What a 10 days! We saw 12 films, attended many parties, met countless fabulous people and I am exhausted! That said, I am completely inspired to work on a Wonder Woman Project and have so many ideas for documentaries that it feels like my head is going to explode. WOW. My last post was about a party I held for some fabulous feminists last Sunday ( see below) and it made the front page of Sunday’s Salt Lake Tribune. Click here to read the profile piece on Geralyn and see some fab photos.
Okay I don’t meet to brag, but we just had a heck of a party! ( click here from FB) About 100 people came including our guests of honor Gloria Steinem, Geena Davis, Pat Mitchell, and Amy Richards. Whole teams came from three fabulous documentaries (!WAR, Connected and Miss Representation) including the filmmakers. There were also other actors, filmmakers, activists and all around fabulous people. If you are a feminist in Park City, this was the place to be! The spotlight was on Geena for her fabulous work at the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media . If you are not aware of the research she has done please find it on her web-site. The facts around women’s lack of representation in the media, or the distorted view of them, will shock you in to action. Please consider supporting her important work!
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Regular readers know that I love Wonder Woman. I collect WW memorabilia, and I fantasize about writing the WMM screenplay. So I sent this article to Gloria Steinem, who is one of the world’s experts on WW, as I have been saying to her “Gloria, it is time we got involved.” She agreed. Sundance is next week and we will both be attending, so we are going to find someone to listen! They need some hard core feminists to get involved and we are ready!