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Sext Up Kids : A Documentary about Hypersexualization

TigerDirect (CA)

“Sext Up Kids”

is a film

that takes you into the minds of pre-teen

and teenage girls and boys

as they navigate through the choices

of high school

while dealing with the impacts

of hypersexualization.

Access & Diversity at UBC is partnering with YWCA Metro Vancouver to host a special screening of CBC’s documentary film “Sext Up Kids” as part of UBC Thrive Week 2012.

This FREE event will be held on Thursday, November 8th from 7:00-8:15pm at Buchanan A103 on the UBC Vancouver campus. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion of experts who will explore themes addressed in the film. The panel will be moderated by Chantelle Krish, Manager of Advocacy and Public Relations at the YWCA Metro Vancouver.

Panelists include:
Shannon Moore, PhD candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at UBC;
Zavi Swain, 2nd year M.A. student at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice at UBC; Alex Gist, Manager of Youth Education Programs at YWCA Metro Vancouver;
Maureen Palmer, filmmaker at Bountiful Films.

To watch a trailer of this film, visit this link.

or

watch the embedded documentary

at the bottom of this post.

Location: Buchanan A (Room A103), UBC Vancouver campus, 1866 Main Mall V6T 1Z1

6:30pm Doors open
7:00-7:45pm Film: Sext Up Kids
7:45-8:15 Discussion

Please RSVP for this event at: http://www.eventbrite.ca/event/4478429102

For more information please contact: Women Students Program Assistant

Name of Organization: Access & Diversity at UBC in partnership with YWCA Metro Vancouver
Contact Name: Women Students Program Assistant
Contact Phone: 604-822-8298
Contact Email: women.students@ubc.ca


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