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The Woman King
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Uncover top 5 life lessons & aha moments from The Woman King
Join us for a discussion of The Woman King, a remarkable film about the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s, starring Oscar-award winner Viola Davis and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. We'll explore the film's messages and meanings with a media literacy spin, reflecting on its resonance at this present moment in time. As a movie, The Woman King transcends expectations, representations, and impact by centering marginalized stories and voices as a global testament to our humanity.
DATE: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
TIME: 6 pm EST
LOCATION. WATCH THE VIDEO RECORDING BELOW.
DISCUSSION LEADER: Marie Celestin, EdD Talk with Marie Podcast
Marie Celestin highlights stories of possibilities and resilience, advancing dialogue as a means to envision, connect and celebrate. She's a multi-passionate wellness, media expert, and best-selling author on a mission to show you the gift of prioritizing your selfcare. She’s the author of Planting Seeds: A 30-day Sacred Self-Care Journal. She’s also featured in Whoo Influenced You, a legacy anthology and 1Habit to Thrive in a Post-Covid World book series. Her platform and coaching practice center on mindset, lived experiences, worthiness, well-being and healing as an essential part of self transformation.
Watch the FILM Trailer
First Reactions: What did you Expect and What Takeaways Do You Have?
Character Photos and Names on Screen: Who Did You Identify With and Why?
What Relationships & Conflicts were Most Meaningful to You?
How Does This Film Relate to Your Relationships, Work, Life and Citizenship?
How Does This Film Relate to This Moment in Time?
What Depictions of War, Colonialism & Slavery were Notable to You?
What Values are Depicted in this Film?
Reflections Next Steps - Invite people to share something important/insightful
KEEP LEARNING: What questions remain for you?
Marie invites participants to stay tuned for more dialogue.....