AJWS San Francisco: Stories of Women's Empowerment

Join AJWS's Global Circle San Francisco Chapter for a special screening of the documentary, Little Stones. This documentary weaves together the personal stories of four women who are using fashion, street art, hip hop and dance to empower women and girls around the world. After the screening, AJWS Board Member Jamie Dubey will moderate a panel discussion and audience Q&A with the Emmy Award-winning filmmaker behind Little Stones, Sophia Kruz, and Alon Shalev, AJWS Executive Director of San Francisco and the Western Region.

Tickets are $18. Appetizers and light refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Sheehan at ssheehan@ajws.org or 415.593.3283.

October 26, 2017
12:00 AM
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Ronald and Anita Wornick Board Room
736 Mission Street
San Francisco


Organized By: 
American Jewish World Service
Event Contact Person: 
Stephanie Sheehan
Sophia Kruz
Sophia Kruz is an EMMY® award-winning documentary filmmaker and TEDx speaker. Her work has screened at film festivals, museums, libraries, and universities globally, and broadcast on PBS. In 2015, Kruz co-founded the non-profit organization Driftseed, which seeks to empower women and girls in the U.S. and around the world through the art of documentary storytelling. Kruz was the recipient of the 2015-2016 University of Michigan Center for the Education of Women Visiting Social Activist fellowship, and her documentary work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Womanity Foundation, Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs, and many others. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Screen Arts & Cultures program (B.A. 2011).