AMBASSADOR CATHERINE RUSSELL PRESENTS THE SUPREME PRICE, A FILM BY JOANNA LIPPER
As part of the Women and Foreign Policy series, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Cathy Russell will convene experts, politicians, and practitioners to examine the global state of women in politics and to explore the best ways to empower women in elections. Excerpts from Joanna Lipper's film The Supreme Price will be used to spark discussions.
THE SUPREME PRICE WILL BE BROADCAST IN 49 COUNTRIES ACROSS SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA ON AFRIDOCS
AFRIDOCS - Weekly Broadcast Times/sub-Saharan Africa
Thursday evenings primetime, Sunday all day repeats
4:55 p.m. Cape Verde Time
5:55 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time (Mauritania to Benin)
6:55 p.m. West African Time (Niger to Namibia)
7:55 p.m. Central African Time/South Africa Standard Time
8:55 p.m. East African Time (Sudan to Tanzania)
9:55 p.m. Seychelles Time
THE SUPREME PRICE UK THEATRICAL RELEASE
Screening Times: Mon 18 : 12pm (plus Q&A), Fri 22 : 4.20pm, Sat 23: 4.30pm, Sun 24: 8.15pm, Mon 25: 6.20pm, Tues 26: 4.20pm, Weds 27: 2pm, Thurs 28: 6.20pm (plus Q&A)
OFFICIAL SELECTION FOR MATTER OF ACT COMPETITON
The Supreme Price has been selected for Amnesty International's main film competition programme, A Matter of ACT, which consists of ten special documentaries about human rights defenders. These impressive portraits of human rights defenders throughout the world show their brave fight against injustice and oppression. The films also show what great dangers and threats these activists have to face to do their work.
United Nations Presents Joanna Lipper's award-winning film The Supreme Price in Brussels
The film will be followed by a Q&A with guest speakers: Hafsat Abiola, Dagmar Schumacher, UN Women Brussels Director
Sietske Steneker, Director of the Brussels Office of the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA
INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS (ICA LONDON) PRESENTS FILMMAKER JOANNA LIPPER & THE SUPREME PRICE
co-sponsored by United Nations and Dochouse
In Honor of International Women’s Day, The United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna presents The Supreme Price
“Ciné-ONU Vienna” is part of a Europe-wide initiative of regular film screenings of UN related topics followed by podium discussions with invited guests who were part of the film making process or are experts in the topic covered by the film. The United Nations Information Service
(UNIS) Vienna is honored to present The Supreme Price.
Participants of the panel discussion following the film include:
Fatou Haidara – Director, Policy-making Organs Secretariat, Advocacy and Communications, United Nations
Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and former Minister of Industry, Trade and Private Sector Development (Mali)
Tomi Adeaga – University Assistant (Post-doc), African Studies Institute, University of Vienna
Martin Nesirky - Director, United Nations Information Service (UN
IS) Vienna (Moderator)
Director Joanna Lipper to speak at MIT
Screening followed by Q&A with Filmmaker Joanna Lipper. Sponsored by: MIT Program in Women’s and Gender Studies; the Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies; Boston College Women’s and Gender Studies Program; Boston University Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program;; Brandeis University Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program; Northeastern University Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program; Simmons College Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; Tufts University Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program; UMass Boston Women’s and Gender Studies Department; Emerson College Department of Visual and Media Arts; Lesley University.
UNITED NATIONS CINÉ ONU PROGRAMME WILL SCREEN THE SUPREME PRICE ACROSS EUROPE
CINÉ ONU is one of the United Nations’ most successful outreach initiatives in Europe involving screenings of highly acclaimed, award-winning films and documentaries relevant to a specific UN issue, followed by a Q&A with reputed speakers. Screenings of The Supreme Price will take place Feb/March, 2015.