Free Screening and Discussion with Producer Abigail E. Disney
Join WCNY for a free screening of Women, War & Pace Season 2. A discussion with the producer, Abigail E. Disney, follows the preview.
The four-part series spotlights women who are asserting and defending their human rights from Tahrir Square to Mumbai, Belfast to Bangladesh, the shantytowns of Port au Prince to the fraternities of American college campuses. The series places women at the center of an urgent dialogue about freedom, security and essential human values, and demonstrate that achieving and maintaining peace goes hand in hand with equality between men and women.
About the Producer
Abigail E. Disney is a filmmaker, philanthropist, activist, and the Emmy-winning director of The Armor of Light. As president and CEO of the documentary production company Fork Films, she produced the groundbreaking Pray the Devil Back to Hell and co-created the subsequent PBS series Women, War & Peace. She is also the Chair and Co-Founder of Level Forward, a new breed storytelling company focused on systemic change through creative excellence. The companies and stories that have most meaning for Abigail are the ones which foster human understanding. She has executive produced and supported over 100 projects through Fork Films’ funding program and created the nonprofit Peace is Loud, which uses storytelling to advance social movements, focusing on women’s rights and gender justice.
Watch it March 25 and 26 from 9 to 11 p.m. on WCNY-TV.
Screening | March 18 at 7 p.m.
WCNY Broadcast and Education Center
415 W. Fayette St.
Syracuse, NY 13204