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APPCNC Sex Ed Film Festival
Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)
Chapel Hill, United States
After 8am Saturday, festival passes will only be sold at the door.
The Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina
the inaugural North Carolina
Sex Ed Film Festival
February 19, 2011
1:00pm Saved [PG-13]
When a goody two shoes student gets pregnant, her friends, family and religious school classmates all turn on her. See what this 2004 cult classic reveals about the often dangerous mixing of religious conservatism and "sex education". Stay for a panel discussion with local faith leaders on the role the faith community can play in effective sex education.
4:00pm The Education of Shelby Knox [NR - Documentary]
When 15-year old Shelby Knox questions how her Texas high school addresses sex education, she finds herself on the front lines of the culture wars. See how Shelby transforms her community and starts her journey to becoming a well-known youth activist. Stay for a panel discussion on North Carolina's sex education law and the strides we need still need to make to keep North Carolina teens safe.
7:00pm The Gloucester 18 [NR - Documentary]
In 2009, eighteen high-schoolers in Gloucester, Massachusetts got pregnant, sparking worldwide rumors of a "pregnancy pact". See what happened to the girls and their babies, what the incident says about teen pregnancy in popular culture, and if the girls actually had a pact. Stay for a panel discussion on the surge in teen pregnancy in pop culture and what it means for local teens.
Adult Festival Pass - $15
Student Festival Pass - $10 (must show student ID or proof of 'under 18' age)
A printable event ticket will be sent to the email you used to set up your Eventbrite account. You must bring your printed ticket to the theater with you! It may take a few hours to receive this email. You can also log back in to your Eventbrite account to print tickets. You will also receive an additional email from Google Checkout as a receipt for online payment.
Festival passes entitle the purchaser to come-and-go entry to the film festival. If you view a film, we ask that you respect panel presenters by staying for the discussion.
APPCNC reserves the right request a valid student ID (college, high school, etc.) or proof of 'under 18' age of Student Festival Pass holders. Tickets are nonrefundable.
Interested in a whole weekend of advocacy training? APPCNC is hosting a day-long training for youth, parents, and youth-serving professionals on Sunday, February 20. Limited overnight accommodations (lock-in style) are available for those who attend both the training and film festival. Learn more... (You must register separately through this link.)
Chapel Hill, NC
Street and public lot parking are available near the theater.
Thanks so much to our Event Sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor - Advocates for Youth
Preview Sponsor - A/V Geeks
Planning and Panel Support - Teen Health Now
The Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina (APPCNC) is the state's nonprofit leader in helping communities prevent adolescent pregnancy through advocacy, collaboration, and education. Our goal is to ensure every teen has the combined benefits of effective sexuality education, family and community support, and healthcare needed to avoid pregnancy and become a healthy adult. Learn more about us at www.appcnc.org.
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Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina (APPCNC)
The Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina (APPCNC) helps North Carolina communities prevent adolescent pregnancy through advocacy, collaboration and education.
Our vision is that every NC adolescent has the combined benefits of effective sexuality education, family and community support, and healthcare needed to avoid teen and unplanned pregnancy and become a healthy adult.
Learn more at www.appcnc.org