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Verizon And University Of Hawai'i-Hilo Partner To Host Free Screening Of Powerful Domestic Violence Documentary

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October 17, 2012

Heidi Flato

Verizon Wireless and University of Hawai‘i-Hilo will host a special free screening of the documentary “Telling Amy’s Story.

The documentary, produced with funding from the Verizon Foundation, tells the story of a Pennsylvania woman who, after enduring years of domestic violence and abuse, was killed by her husband while her young children were nearby.  The film examines the story from the perspective of law enforcement officials who worked the case, and from friends and family who were unaware of the seriousness of the situation.

The presentation will include the documentary screening followed by a panel discussion with local domestic violence experts.

The screening is free and open to the public but reservations are required as space is limited. 

Thursday, October 18, 2012
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Hawai‘i Time
University of Hawai‘i – Hilo
Campus Center – Room 301 

For reservations, please contact the Women’s Center at (808) 974-7306.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch.

Guests may bring no-longer-used cell phones, chargers and accessories to recycle through HopeLine® from Verizon. Please click here for information about HopeLine.

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