5W Wednesday: Public Health Film Series

The Public Health Film Series at U-M School of Public Health provides a means to explore public health topics through film.

What films will be shown?
The next film featured will be Born into Brothels (2004). “A tribute to the resiliency of childhood and the restorative power of art, BORN INTO BROTHELS is a portrait of several unforgettable children who live in the Calcutta’s red light district, where their mothers work as prostitutes.”

Other upcoming films include: And the Band Played On (1993) and Supersize Me (2004). Click here for a PDF of the flyer.

Who can attend?
You! The event is free and open to the public.

Why should I attend?
The movies featured in this series are thought-provoking health-related films meant to inspire conversation. The screenings are followed by informal discussions.

When is the next film?
Born into Brothels will be screened on Monday, January 9, from 5-8pm.

Where is it?
The films will be shown at the School of Public Health, Auditorium II: 1415 Washington Heights Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (map)

*The series is sponsored by the UMHS Program for Multicultural Health and a variety of units within SPH, including the Office of Public Health Practice, the Office of Academic Affairs, the Prevention Research Center, the Sexuality + Health Lab, and the Center for Managing Chronic Disease.

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