“The Iron Lady” movie screening at WRCA FilmClub
On 21 August (Friday) 18:30 WRC Film Club is organizing movie screening. For this time we have chosen "The Iron Lady". After watching the film, a small debate will follow. It would an absolute pleasure for us to see all of you there. Don't lose your chance to learn more about the legendary Prime Minister of the UK
“The Iron Lady” is based on the life of Margaret Thatcher , the longest-serving Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of the 20th century. The film is a magnificent representation of an elderly Margaret Thatcher, who talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband. She struggles to come to terms while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.
Women in Armenia: in the Search of the Lost “Queens”: public lectures
“Women’s Resource Center” NGO together with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung South Caucasus (Tbilisi) organizes the series of public lectures dedicated to analysis and discussion of the women’s issues in Armenia during the history and nowadays.
This public event includes 6 lectures that aim to present women’s problems in Armenia in different spheres of life: art, politics, mass media, economic relations, etc. During the lectures the misleading perceptions of the feminism and gender-related issues in Armenian society will be discussed as well.
Timeline for the lectures:
September 17: Myths about “Dangers” of Feminism: the Perception of Feminism in Armenian Society
Speaker: Anna Voskanyan, Social Work Expert
October 1: Feminism on Hold: How Divergent Concepts and Economic Interests Created a Disabling Environment for the Emancipation of Armenian Women
Speaker: Nvard Manasyan, Education Expert
''Million Dollar Baby'' movie screening at WRCA
Dear friends, we are happy to invite you to a movie screening! On July 17th, at 18:30, we are going to watch the following movie: “Million Dollar Baby” .
Maggie Fitzgerald, a poor thirty-one year old waitress from the very lower classes and with a dysfunctional loser family, decides to change her life through boxing. She convinces the experienced hardened boxing trainer Frankie Dunn to coach her and be her manager, with the support of his old partner Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris, who sees her potential as a boxer.
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman
Director: Clint Eastwood
Language: Russian, English subtitles.
Entrance is free.