Thursday, October 25, 2012

Kore Press Asks: Who Is Your She-ro?

Posted By on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Male heroes get a lot of play in today's media, from comic books to movies to TV. Kore Press asks, what about the super women?

This Saturday, Kore Press invites Tucson to their Fall 2012 Grrls' Literary Activism Workshop, where they plan to screen "Her Powers. And Ours.," a short film that celebrates the strength of the everyday girls and women in our world; in conjunction, there will be a screening of "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines."

From Kore Press:

Who's Your Wonderwoman?
What's your strength or superpower?
If you could create a supergirl or super woman,
what powers would she have?

Four teen grrls and their peers in Tucson have been discussing these and other questions as they create a short film on the subject of finding your power, personal challenges, and she-roes.

Onscreen, you'll see Grrl Workshoppers Phoebe Meixner (City High School), Emily Marigold Hall (University of Arizona), Samantha Bell, and Amelia Marsh (both University High School) use discussions, interviews, and memories to explore creative visions for new superheroines. Wonder women mentors Kimi Eisele, and Piper Weinberg led the workshops and helped the grrls create their short film about the strengths and superpowers within everyday girls and women.

Kore also encourages people to send in the names of their personal She-roes, so they can be honored on the heroine list at Kore's website.

Tickets to the screenings are $8 for general admission, and $6 for Loft Cinema members. For more on the event, check things out here.

Tags: , , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon
Slow Flow Yoga

Slow Flow Yoga @ Floor Polish

Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Butterfly Magic

Butterfly Magic is a fully immersive experience that surrounds you with rare butterflies, tropical plants and orchids… More

@ Tucson Botanical Gardens Oct. 1-May 31, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 2150 N. Alvernon Way.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Education Budget Rumblings from D.C. — All Cuts, All the Time (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Casa Video Top 10 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. "Martha McSally Is Not Answering" (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Cinema Clips: The Devil’s Candy (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Okra Needs a Home (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation