Film Screening Series

The YWCA film screening series was created to promote meaningful dialogue by following each screening with an interactive panel.

Past Events:

Hidden Figures


Thursday, July 20, 2017 - The YWCA Greater Cincinnati partnered with University of Cincinnati's Office of Diversity & Inclusion to present a screening of Hidden Figures, followed by an panel discussion. This event for girls, parents, educators, and organizational decision-makers provided interactive dialogue on how to inspire and support girls and women in STEM careers. 

Race to Execution 

RTE SEPT 21 PANEL from Taylor Harris on Vimeo.

Wednesday September 21, 2016 - The YWCA Greater Cincinnati partnered with Women In Film, the University of Cincinnati College of Law and Center for Race and Gender Social Justice to host a screening and panel discussion of Rachel Lyon's film Race to Execution - a powerful documentary on race and the death penalty. Footage from the panel discussion above.



September 30, 2015 – The YWCA of Greater Cincinnati partnered with the University of Cincinnati Office of Diversity & Inclusion, CRGSJ & the University of Cincinnati College of Law to bring a screening of the film Hate Crimes in The Heartland to Cincinnati. This film addresses racial tension and hate crimes in Tulsa, Okla., over a period of several years. Following the film, a panel discussion was held featuring local lawmakers and advocates of racial justice, including director Rachel Lyon.



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