Girls Viewing Party

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Come eat dinner and watch an episode of “Girls” with RA’s Nicole, Josh, Sanjana, Serena, and RCA Meagan in the C2 Lounge!

NYU HBO campus reps Sunwoo and Jessica will be giving out free HBO swag to all that attends.

Also come for a chance to win a big HBO swag bag and a copy of Lena Dunham’s new book, “Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s ‘Learned’”!

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Social Justice Film Festival

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Residential Life and Housing Services Committee for Diversity & Inclusion is excited to host its first Social Justice Film Festival on Saturday, November 8th! Six different films, each focusing on a different identity, and all followed by a post-film talk back. Films begin and 1pm and 3pm, and are all being shown at Mercer Hall. Come enjoy a movie (or two), good conversation, and free snacks too!

Films are:

Miss Representation, 2011 (1pm, Mercer 203) explores how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in influential positions by circulating limited and often disparaging portrayals of women.

Food, Inc., 2008 (1pm, Mercer 305) examines corporate farming in the United States, concluding that agribusiness produces food that is unhealthy, in a way that is environmentally harmful and abusive of both animals and employees.

Bully, 2011 (Mercer 307) follows the lives of five students who face bullying on a daily basis and is an important advocacy tool against bullying and in facilitating an anti-bullying movement (Co-Sponsored by Project Pay Attention)

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes, 2006 (3pm, Mercer 203) explores the issues of masculinity, violence, homophobia and sexism in hip hop music and culture, through interviews with artists, academics and fans.

Bridegroom: A Love Story, Unequaled, 2013 (3pm, Mercer 305) chronicles the story of Shane Bitney Crone and his same-sex partner Thomas Lee “Tom” Bridegroom, who died in a tragic accident. After Bridegroom’s death, Crone found himself cut off and deprived of any legal protection despite their six year relationship.

Native Punx Short Films, 2010-2014 (3pm, Mercer 307) is a series of contemporary Native American/First Nations short films created by arts organization Native Punx, celebrating the thriving culture and people of America. Talk back hosted by Native Punx Short Films curator, Ty Defoe (Tisch ’13, MFA)