Period: The End of Menstruation?
Saturday, June 20, 2015
6:15pm - 8:15pm
Maysles Cinema 343 Lenox Ave New York, NY, 10027
Period: The End to Menstruation?
Dir. Giovanna Chesler, USA, 2005, 53m, Documentary
As millions of women and girls take shots and pills to stop their periods, Period: The End to Menstruation? explores the cultural and medical side effects of menstrual suppression.
Vivian: A Period Piece
Dir. Aimee Dixon, USA, 2002, 23m, Narrative
Erin struggles to balance her life between law school and her relationship. However, she is repeatedly interrupted and overwhelmed by a visit from her monthly friend, Vivian.
Screening followed by Q&A with directors, Aimee Dixon and Giovanna Chesler, and reception