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October 8, 2008

10-22 6 p.m. --DEAF Media/ITVS Community Cinema - Captioned Film Series (flyer attached)

From: DEAF Media - Oct 8, 2007

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Please join DEAF Media and ITVS Community Cinema at the Oakland Museum for:

[captioned] Film and ASL Interpreted Panel discussion.

"They went to Iraq as cooks, clerks and mechanics and returned a year later as part of America's first generation of female combat veterans. In LIONESS, Directors Meg McLagan and Daria Sommers give an intimate look at war through the eyes of women and the U.S. military policy that bans them from combat."

Wednesday, October 22

6:00 p.m. Light refreshment at Redwood Burl (Entrance-First Level)
6:30 p.m. Film in James Moore Theatre (First Level)

The ITVS 08 09 season began a collaboration with DEAF Media to provide Deaf access for this Emmy Award winning series at the Oakland Museum of California. (Season schedule below).

The ITVS Community Cinema Series features sneak previews of films scheduled for upcoming broadcast on the Emmy Award-winning PBS series "Independent Lens." The Community Cinema series is presented by Oakland Museum of California and ITVS in partnership with the Oakland Film Office, KQED Education Network, DEAF Media, and Hands On Bay Area.

The ITVS Series films will be shown captioned. Following the film, panel discussions will be ASL interpreted by DEAF Media.
Free (no RSVP required)

More film info:

The Museum is very BART accessible--only one block away.

Please join us for this very exciting project.


Susan D. Rutherford, Ph.D.
Executive Director

DEAF Media, Inc.
Saul Zaentz Media Center
2600 Tenth Street, Suite 413
Berkeley, CA 94710

The Season Schedule:

September 24, Chicago 10

October 22, Lioness

November 19, I.O.U.S.A.

December 3, Helvetica

January 21, Tulia, Texas

February 25, Arusi Persian Wedding

March 25, Taking Root

April 22, Made in America

May 27, Ask Not