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LEFT ON PEARL

  • BROOKLYN COFFEE TEA & GUEST HOUSE 209 Douglas Ave Providence, RI 02908 (map)

Doors open at 6:30 • Film at 7:30

This award winning documentary is a must see! Brilliantly edited with original news footage and participant interviews. On March 6, 1971, as the surprise ending of an International Women’s Day rally and march, hundreds of women took over a Harvard University-owned building and occupied it for ten days, demanding a women’s center and low-income housing for Cambridge residents being displaced by the university’s rapid expansion.

The takeover led to the founding of the Cambridge Women’s Center, the oldest continuously-operating women’s center in the country.

AWARDS

  • Best Documentary, Boston International Film Festival

  • Best of Festival & Audience Choice Awards, Cinema Systers Film Festival

  • Director’s Choice, Black Maria Film Festival

  • Platinum Remi Award, WorldFest Houston Film Festival

  • Honorable Mention, Utopian Visions Award, Utopia Film Festival

  • Best of Festival, Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival

  • John Michaels Social Justice Award, Big Muddy Film Festival

  • Best Short Documentary, Hot Springs International Women’s Film Festival

  • Festival Favorite, Cinema Diverse, Palm Springs, CA

Earlier Event: March 3
Rising Sunday at the Brooklyn
Later Event: March 9
Private Event