WOMAN with Gloria Steinem
AMC Loews 34th St. – 6:00pm
Saturday, October 21st
Producers in attendance for Q&A: Ariel Wengroff and Amy Richards
69 min | TV Series/Short Films | USA | 2016
SPECIAL PROGRAM Presented by VICE Media
Executive Producer: Ariel Wengroff
This Special Program will present the following 3 short pieces:
DRC: Rape as a Weapon of War
USA: Mothers Behind Bars
Pakistan: On the Frontlines
ABOUT GLORIA STEINEM:
Social activist, writer, editor, and lecturer Gloria Steinem has been an outspoken champion of women’s rights since the late 1960s.
ABOUT ARIEL WENGROFF:
Ariel Wengroff, Executive Producer of VICELAND’s WOMAN and Chief of Staff for VICE
Ariel Wengroff is currently an Executive Producer of the Emmy nominated VICELAND show WOMAN with Gloria Steinem, a series associate producer for the award winning series Vice on HBO and as Chief of Staff works closely with Vice Media Founder and CEO Shane Smith. Wengroffpreviously was the Communications and Finance Director for Welch For Congress and before that the Communications Director of the Vermont Democratic Party. From 2010 to 2012, Ariel worked in the Office of Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin as a Constituent Correspondent and then as a Special Assistant to the Governor where she worked on emergency disaster response for Tropical Storm Irene. A recipient of the Wainwright Poetry Award, she writes for The Huffington Post, Vice Media, BBC and her work is published in the United States and Europe. She is currently on the board of Lesbians Who Tech and is a former commissioner on the Vermont Commission on Women and former member on the Vermont Board of Libraries.
At the intersection of violence and stability, of progress and oppression, are women. Gloria Steinem guides us to the women who are shaping not just their own future, but ours too.
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