Documentary celebrates ‘Wonder Women’

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Documentary celebrates ‘Wonder Women’

Contemporary film traces feminist history through portrayal of iconic superheroine
Carmela Lane, who moved to the U.S. from Brazil when she was 23, displays one of several tattoos of the character who inspires her in a scene from “Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines.”
Durango events for March Women’s History Month

Fort Lewis College and the Women’s Resource Center will partner for several events in March for Women’s History Month. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination – Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.”

The “A Light to Remember” exhibition will be on display through March 19. Community members are invited to decorate a veladora (a votive candle) with a drawing or photograph of a woman who has touched their life. A candle lighting ceremony is planned for the final day. To decorate a candle or for more information, call Nancy Stoffer at 247-7170 or email stoffer_n@fortlewis.edu.

After Thursday’s film screening of “Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines,” producer and co-director Kelcey Edwards will be the keynote speaker Friday at the Extraordinary Woman Award Luncheon at the Strater Hotel when the center honors Enid Brodsky for her leadership and commitment to effect positive change in the community.



For a full schedule of Women’s History Month events, visit www.wrcdurango.org.

If you go

The Women’s Resource Center will present the film “Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines” with filmmaker Kelcey Edwards at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Fort Lewis College Ballroom. Admission is free. A second screening will be shown at 5:30 p.m. March 20 at the Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio. For more information, call 247-1242.

Documentary celebrates ‘Wonder Women’

Carmela Lane, who moved to the U.S. from Brazil when she was 23, displays one of several tattoos of the character who inspires her in a scene from “Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines.”
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