Open Film Screenings & Discussions

(Students from all schools welcome.) Register early to guarantee your spot! If you have questions please email sexualrespect@columbia.edu.  After attending, remember to confirm your participation in CourseWorks.

The Invisible War

Heralded for exposing sexual abuse and inspiring reform in the military, The Invisible War shares the stories of service members whose experiences with sexual violence are followed by frustrating challenges in the military legal system. View trailer here

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes

An acclaimed film by a lifelong hip-hop fan and former college quarterback, Hip-Hop examines the gender politics of hip-hop music, masculinity and manhood.  Aired widely on PBS’s Independent Lens, it has been called one of the most important films of the decade by MSNBC. View trailer here.  

Miss Representation

An official selection at Sundance and other film festivals, Miss Representation examines the ways gender stereotypes in media and popular culture underrepresent women in positions of power and influence. Presenting startling statistics and interviews, the film features Katie Couric, Rosario Dawson, Margaret Cho, Condoleezza Rice, Rachel Maddow, and Nancy Pelosi (87 min; TV-14 DL). View trailer here.

The Mask You Live In

In this award-winning film that some viewers described as “life changing,” young men discuss race, class, identity and the pressure they face from peers, adults and the media to disconnect emotionally, degrade women and resolve conflicts with violence. View trailer here.

The Mask You Live In

In this award-winning film that some viewers described as “life changing,” young men discuss race, class, identity and the pressure they face from peers, adults and the media to disconnect emotionally, degrade women and resolve conflicts with violence. View trailer here.