A FLASHLIGHT MOVIE SCREENiNG in honor of Domestic Violence Action Month
For Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM), Lumina Alliance will be hosting a private screening of the classic film, Dirty Dancing (1987) in celebration of its 35th anniversary. The film will be followed by a 45-minute discussion panel of local experts in the field of sexual and intimate partner violence and healthcare. Enjoy wine and appetizers as we dance into the past and explore themes of relationships, class, gender, sexuality, and abortion in this coming-of-age film.
Join us at The Palm Theatre on Saturday, October 22nd, from 3 to 6 pm. Wine and appetizers will be provided.
"Dirty Dancing is a 1987 American romantic drama dance film written by Eleanor Bergstein, produced by Linda Gottlieb, and directed by Emile Ardolino. Starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, it tells the story of Frances "Baby" Houseman, a young woman who falls in love with dance instructor Johnny Castle (Swayze) at a vacation resort." Wikipedia
Where: The Palm Theater, 817 Palm St., San Luis Obispo, CA
When: Saturday, October 22nd, 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Movie screening to be followed by a panel discussion. More details on the panel discussion to come.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACTION MONTH
October is Domestic Violence Action Month, and we have a full calendar of events with various opportunities to engage, learn, and take action. Visit our DVAM website (Coming Soon) to learn more about other ways to get engaged this October.
ABOUT LUMINA ALLIANCE
As of July 1, 2021, San Luis Obispo County’s two most trusted organizations dedicated to ending sexual assault and intimate partner violence merged into one larger organization, Lumina Alliance.
Our mission is to empower those impacted by sexual and intimate partner violence through innovative advocacy, healing, and prevention programs. Services include 24/7 crisis and information line, case management, restraining order assistance, legal assistance, accompaniment and advocacy, emergency shelters, transitional housing, individual and group therapy, and robust prevention education. You can contribute to our mission and have a great time by supporting our events as an attendee, sponsor, or volunteer.