Weekly Feminist Happenings April 8th-14th

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Tuesday, April 8th

“Sex/Body/Self:” As part of the 2013-2014 Bastian Foundation Diversity Lecture Series, Westminster will host a lecture by Tim Miller on “Sex/Body/Self.” Details: Starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Vieve Gore Concert Hall 1250 E. 1700 South, Salt Lake City.

Family Autism Night: All children and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder are welcome to come discover, imagine, and connect with their world at Discovery Gateway during this special evening of play. Visit here for information.

 Wednesday, April 9th

Film screening of The First Movie: The documentary “The First Movie,” in which filmmaker Mark Cousins takes a crew to a Kurdish village in northern Iraq, and works with children who have never seen a movie before. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the The Leonardo (209 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City).

 Thursday, April 10th

Film screening of GMO OMG: The documentary “GMO OMG,” which follows one family trying to live and eat without genetically modified food products — and how a corporate takeover of the food system makes that task difficult. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Park City Library Center (1255 Park Ave., Park City).

Film screening of 12 Years A Slave: This year’s Best Picture Oscar winner, “12 Years a Slave,” a harrowing chronicle of Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man who is kidnapped and sold into slavery in pre-Civil War America. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Viridian Event Center (1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan).

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