ABOUT THE FILM
Taking a look behind the headlines of #MeToo and Time’s Up, NEVERTHELESS follows the intimate stories of 7 individuals who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace or school context. From a writer's assistant on a top TV show to a Tech CEO and 911 dispatcher, the film shines a light on the ways in which we can shift our culture.
THEMES COVERED IN THE FILM
Major themes discussed in the film are: sexual harassment, gender-based violence, privilege, intersectionality, toxic masculinity, socialization of children, the legal system, the transgender experience, and much more.
APPROPRIATE VIEWING AGE
This 50 minute film is appropriate for boys and girls ages 13+and can be viewed with parents/caregivers as a conversation starter.
HOW TO USE THIS FILM AS A PARENTING TOOL
We encourage parents to watch the film with their kids (boys and girls 13+), then attend our follow up CONNECTIONS CAFE session on Monday, January 25th @ noon to hear from Raising Resilience guest speakers, Helen Burke from Bainbridge Youth Services and BHS Student Advocate, Zoe Pellegrino. We will discuss the film as a way to normalize the conversation (demonstrated through a role play). The follow up session will also cover how to define and identify harassment, assault, and abuse; how to support survivors (what's helpful and what's not); and how to talk to boys and girls about consent and encourage body autonomy.
Friday, January 22- Sunday, January 24
Watch the film together* at home within the 48 hr window.
Early Bird Ticket (before 1/16): $12 per household - code: EARLYBIRD
Regular Ticket (after 1/16): $15 per household
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE FILM
“This film is an educational jewel. Nevertheless provides a balanced approach to telling the difficult and real stories of harassment and responses to these situations. The context provided fosters discussions rather than blame and reinforces the critical importance of the issues and the need for progress. As we continue to commit to the work to enhance the quality of life for all, Nevertheless informs our views of inclusion, diversity, and our shared humanity. Thank you for documenting these journeys so well.”
- Faye Gilbert, Ph.D., Dean, Maine Business School, University of Maine