"Half the Sky" Film Series: "Water"
Thursday, January 2
(2005, 117 Minutes, NR)
Guest film curator Kristen Anderson Wagner presents this Oscar-nominated humanistic drama. Following the sudden and unexpected death of her husband, a widowed child bride lashes out against her fate in the Hindu ashram where she is expected to atone for her sins. Space is limited and reserving tickets in advance is recommended.
The Crocker is proud to participate again in the UC Davis Campus Community Book Project. The 2013 selection Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, is an inspirational account of the global issues women face. Guest film curator Kristen Anderson Wagner will present a series of groundbreaking films depicting the struggles and triumphs of women from diverse cultures.
Free for members and included with general admission for nonmembers.
Reserve tickets now, at the Museum Admission Desk, or by calling 916.808.1182. Limited tickets may be available at the Admission Desk the day of the program.