Running Time: 120 min.
Release Date: March 4, 2010
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It's more than a movieit's a movement that is changing the world one woman at a time!
Celebrate International Women's Day with HALF THE SKY LIVE, a one-night-only event in theatres nationwide. Featuring music, celebrity commentary and the world premiere of "Woineshet," a short film by Academy Award® winner Marisa Tomei and Lisa Leone. Also with appearances from Marisa Tomei, Michael Franti, Nicholas Kristof, Dr. Helene Gayle and others.
HALF THE SKY LIVE is a celebration of women! You'll be inspired to help women and girls everywhere turn oppression into opportunity.
HALF THE SKY LIVE is inspired by The New York Times bestseller, "Half the Sky," by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Featured on Oprah, CNN and Dateline NBC.
Watch the pages of "Half the Sky" come to life onscreen as the film "Woineshet" chronicles the struggles of a poor Ethiopian girl who ultimately triumphs over sexual violence and discrimination.
You're sure to be moved by this remarkable adaptation of Woineshet's inspirational story.