January 5, 2015
Johnson State College, in collaboration with Vermont Public Television, will host a screening and discussion of the documentary A Path Appears at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, in the Cinema Room of the college’s Stearns Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Sex trafficking and prostitution. Domestic slavery. Teen pregnancy. The devastation of poverty. Through heartrending, inspiring storytelling, A Path Appears takes viewers on a journey across the country, and across the globe, to drive home the universality of gender inequality and the roots of vulnerability. From Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, the best-selling authors and creators of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, the film investigates young women in America forced into a life of prostitution and the innovative programs that have evolved to empower them to lead more fulfilling lives.
The screening is part of PBS’ monthly Community Cinema series, in which free monthly screenings and community discussions of films from PBS’ Emmy Award-winning series “Independent Lens” are held throughout Vermont and the nation. For more information on Community Cinema, see http://www.vpt.org/engage/community-cinema.