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Please join us and support Sydney Women's Fund at the screening of
Constance on the Edge - Watch trailer
the third and final screening of the 2016 Films for Change Series
6pm, Thursday 20 October, Eternity Theatre Darlinghurst
Sydney Women's Fund's - 2016 Films for Change Series
- WEDS MARCH 9 – CALL ME DAD - Watch trailer
- WEDS JULY 20 – THE HUNTING GROUND - Watch trailer
- THURS OCTOBER 20 – CONSTANCE ON THE EDGE - Watch trailer
The Films for Change Series is an exciting new way to support Sydney Women’s Fund, meet like-minded donors and learn about philanthropy. Be among the first to view a selection of life-changing documentary films produced in Australia and overseas.
The film will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Michael Rose AM, Chair of Committee for Sydney.
About the panelists:
Dorothy Hoddinott AO, (2014 Australian Human Rights Medal winner). Pro-Chancellor at Sydney University, Principal at Holroyd High School. For the past 21 years, Dorothy Hoddinott has been the principal of Holroyd High in western Sydney, where she has guided hundreds of refugee and asylum-seeking children to become model citizens.
Nikola Amanovic, Manager of HopePlus Youth Project Fairfield - a part of Sydney Community Foundation's place-based philanthropy program in Western and South Western Sydney. The HopePlus project in Fairfield focuses on improving employment prospects for young people in an LGA where youth unemployment is approaching 20% and where the majority of Australia’s newly arrived refugees and are currently being settled.
Lina Ishu, (STARTTS), Manager of the ‘Headstart' project with Fairfield Council. Lina, originally from Iraq, is the main point of contact for young refugees arriving in the Fairfield LGA. She has a wealth of knowledge and understanding in what refugees go through, based on her personal experience but also the experiences of recent refugees she works with.
Belinda Mason, Director, Constance on the Edge. Belinda has over twenty years’ experience in documentary directing. Her films have broadcast on major Australian networks, sold around the world and screened at international film festivals.
Allison Henry: Impact Producer, Constance on the Edge. Allison has been involved with Constance on the Edge since 2014, advising the film team on policy issues and developing the film’s impact strategy.
All funds raised will go towards initiatives that fuel Sydney Women's Fund's ability to achieve its mission 'to provide every Sydney woman and girl the opportunity to thrive'.
LUCINDA BROGDEN (PATRON)
HELEN WISEMAN (CHAIR)
We hope that you will join us and share this invitation with your friends to see all or any of these impactful films.
Sydney Community Foundation & Sydney Women's Fund
The SWF 2016 Films for Change Series is supported by
Constance on the Edge Screening sponsor
Darlinghurst Theatre Company Good Pitch Australia
Your ongoing support of our work is appreciated
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