Women Advancing Microfinance (WAM): Film Screening

Film Screening:

“No Son Invisibles: Maya Women & Microfinance”

With Special Guest Appearance by the Film Director, Melissa Eidson

When: Thursday, March 24th,  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Variety Children’s Charity Screening Room (Hobart Building, 582 Market Street, San Francisco)

What: In “No Son Invisibles” Ms. Eidson documents the stories of three women in Chiapas, Mexico and the impact microfinance has had on their lives, with Muhammed Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, as our guide.  No Son Invisibles originally screened at Cannes film festival market and the Buñuel Festival in Calanda, Spain, and has since shown at the Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran, Iran, the Torino and Roma Film Festivals in Italy, and most recently at Seattle’s Latino Film Festival and the Delray Beach Film Festival.  It can also be seen March 10th at the Washington DC Independent Film Festival under the english title: They Are Not Invisible.


6:00pm – 6:30pm – Sign-in & Networking

6:30pm-7:30pn – Film Screening

7:30pm-8:00pm – Film discussion with special guest appearance by the Film Director


  • WAM Members: $10 in advance, $15 at the door (cash only at door)
  • Non-Members: $15 in advance, $20 at the door (cash only at door)

Admission includes film screening, discussion, and refreshments.

Please RSVP and pay online at: http://nosoninvisibles2011.eventbrite.com/


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