March 25, 2016

Catch the inspiring ESPN documentary Let Them Wear Towels months before its television premiere at a Reynolda Film Festival screening on Monday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Broyhill Auditorium of Farrell Hall on the Wake Forest University campus.

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The film, which features interviews with some of the leading women writing about sports today, is as much a narrative of women’s struggle for equality as it is a sports story. Sports Illustrated reporter Sarah Ludtke, who will speak after the film, led the fight for women reporters to get the same access to major league baseball players as male reporters – even if it meant going into the locker room to get the story.

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March 22, 2016

Triad residents have an opportunity to get an early look at the documentary [Trapped] in advance of its June run on the PBS series Independent Lens and before the Supreme Court gets ready to hear an important case related to abortion access.

The film looks at restrictive laws enacted in several Southern states to try to close down abortion clinics. This film is an unabashed and powerful advocacy piece that effectively weaves together stories of several abortion providers with some of the legislative initiatives designed to curtail access to their services

See [Trapped] tonight – Tuesday, March 22 – at 8 p.m. at a/perture cinema in Winston-Salem. The screening will be followed by a brief panel discussion and a portion of all ticket sales will benefit Planned Parenthood.


For viewers who arrive early, they can see Across the Line, a short film, virtual reality experience before the film at 7:30. Across the Line puts the audience on the scene with anti-abortion extremists trying to intimidate patients seeking sexual and reproductive health care.