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Movie Premiere Event


*CHICAGO PREMIERE! and Panel Discussion
MONDAY APRIL 29, 6:30PM at the Gene Siskel Film Center

Rafea is a Bedouin woman who lives with her daughters in a poor desert village on the Jordan / Iraqi border. She is selected for an intriguing program called the Barefoot College in India, and travels to join 30 illiterate women from different countries to train to become solar engineers.  SWE-CRS is pleased to partner with Human Rights Watch for this Chicago premiere!

Monday, April 29 at 6:30PM * Panel discussion to follow

Gene Siskel Film Center*
164 N. State Street, Chicago IL
Click here for Map and Directions.

$11 General Admission
$7 Student Admission (must present ID)
Click here to purchase tickets (+$5.50 convenience charges) – you can also purchase at the box office 1 hr before showtime.  OR be one of the first five SWE members to RSVP and get a free ticket!

RSVP to Negin J negin.jahangiri@gmail.com

Discounted parking is available for $14 for nine hours at the InterPark SELF-PARK at 20 E. Randolph St. A rebate ticket can be obtained from the Film Center Box Office.

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