Department of Communication
Film Series
Film: The Feminist on Cellblock Y

Featuring special guest speaker: Contessa Gayles, Filmmaker of The Feminist on Cellblock Y will attend a be part of a panel moderated by Associate Provost Margaret Russell with Professor Sharmila Lodhia of WGST and Joanna Thompson, Director of the Office for Muticultural Learning.


A CNN Digital documentary and CNN International Special broadcast. Convicted felon, Richard Edmond-Varas, teaches his fellow prisoners about toxic masculinity, vulnerability and feminism, building a feminist movement from behind bars at an all-male prison in Soledad, California. A Vera Institute of Justice Best of Justice Reform Award Winner, 2018. 



Music Recital Hall
Seating Options: 
General Admission
Show Dates: 
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 7:30pm