Voices of Iowa Farm Women' is coming to UNI

September 29, 2004

Wynne Wright, assistant professor of sociology, anthropology and criminology, (319) 273-6217
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Voices of Iowa Farm Women,' a video documentary by independent filmmaker Cynthia Vagnetti, will be shown at the University of Northern Iowa on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in Sabin Hall, 102.

The documentary chronicles the everyday experiences of farm women involved in the sustainable agriculture community. The documentary took three years to make, premiered at the Iowa State Fair and is now traveling throughout Iowa.

After the video, a roundtable discussion will take place, featuring Vagnetti and Eastern Iowa women whose lives were documented in the video.

The event is co-sponsored by the Women's Studies Program, the Department of History, the Department of Biology, the UNI Local Food Project, New Light Media of Cedar Falls and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology,

For more information contact Wynne Wright, (319) 273-6217.