April 27, 2011 3:03 pm
On May 19 in Chicago a sneak preview of Kartemquin's in-progress film In the Game will accompany a panel discussion on equality and womens athletics: Women in Sports: The Legacy of Title IX. The event is being organized by the Young Women's Leadership Council of the Chicago Foundation for Women and will take place at Columbia College in Chicago.
In the Game director Maria Finitzo will feature on the panel with Nancy Hogshead-Makar, senior director of advocacy for the Women's Sports Foundation, and Amy Skeen, executive director of Girls in the Game. Finally, stay for a reception with two local nonprofits focused on girls' athletics and health, Girls in the Game and Girls on the Run-Chicago.
To attend this event, RSVP to Jessica Mercer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Suggested donation: $5 (at the door). Light refreshments will be provided after the panel discussion.