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Documentary to be Shown for Women’s Day

Sunday is International Women’s Day, and this year, Gather the Women of Nevada County is doing something a little different to celebrate. The women’s organization is screening a documentary film called ‘The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things’. Dana Michelle Cook is one of the two filmmakers, and says the movie features interviews with 17 strong, inspiring women, with leadership roles all across the United States…

Listen to Dana Michelle Cook 1

Cook says she used to work in reality television, and got tired of seeing ‘The Hollywood Machine’, as she called it, failing women both in front of and behind the camera. Cook says this film is especially inspiring to young girls…

Listen to Dana Michelle Cook 2

The screening, and Gather the Women’s 13th annual celebration is Sunday at 2pm at the Nevada Theater in Nevada City. Doors open at 1:30.

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