Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Wexner Center's Mershon Auditorium
Screening of Anita will be followed by a Q&A session with filmmaker Freida Mock and Anita Hill herself.
In 1991, the televised coverage of Anita Hill testifying that Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her, riveted the nation and mobilized activism around “sexual harassment.” A new documentary Anita: Speaking Truth to Power sheds light on the important legacy of the Hill/Thomas hearings. The film is produced and directed by Freida Lee Mock, Academy- and Emmy-award winning filmmaker of a number of documentaries (including Oscar-winner Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994); Rose Kennedy, A Life to Remember (1990); and Wresting with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner (2006)). Anita Hill is currently a professor of social policy; law; and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management.
*Co-sponsored by the OSU Sexuality Studies Program*