The proliferation of cyber harassment spreads from the web to the most intimate corners of women’s lives. As the internet becomes the next frontier of civil rights, three women who are targets of harassment confront digital abuse and strive for equality and justice online.
Q&A to follow the screening
Filmmaker Bio: Cynthia Lowen is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker and award-winning writer. She is the producer and writer of Bully, a 2012 feature documentary following five kids and families through “a year in the life” of America’s bullying crisis. Lauded by reviewers, Bully was awarded the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for excellence in journalism and was nominated for two Emmys. Drawing on Bully’s success, the filmmakers created The BULLY Project, a social action campaign and partnership with organizations, brands and corporate sponsors, sharing a commitment to ending bullying. Lowen is also an award-winning poet and winner of the 2012 National Poetry Series for her collection “The Cloud That Contained the Lightning.” She attended Colorado College and received her MFA in creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Netizens is her directorial debut.