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Free Her--A movie and panel

23jan6:30 pmFree Her--A movie and panelThis documentary and post-film panel on freeing women who killed their batterers seeks to lay bare the sexism in the prison industrial complex, disrupt bigotry against those labeled "domestic-violence offenders," and spur attendees into action to end battering and create a true justice system. 

Event Details

Free Battered Texas Women and the University of the Incarnate Word present the BBC documentary “Why Women Kill” (1992). This free movie, open to the public, examines the dynamics between the women who survive; the men who batter; and the society that incarcerates. The post-film panel includes criminal justice researchers, victim advocates, and a formerly incarcerated survivor:  LuElla D’Amico, PhD, Assistant Professor of Women/Gender Studies, UIW; William S. Bush, Texas A&M, PhD; Professor of History, Texas A&M University-San Antonio; Patricia S. Castillo, L.M.S.W., P.E.A.C.E. Initiative; Cathy Marston, PhD, Free Battered Texas Women; and Doshie Piper, PhD, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, UIW.

Event Entrance Fees (Free/Cost)

Donations accepted for Free Battered Texas Women