She’s Doing It: Jane Fonda Rocks the Power of Grandmothers at Women’s Media Center Event

by Gloria Feldt on June 6th, 2012
in Leadership, No Excuses, Power Tools, She's Doing It and tagged , , , , , , , ,

“Making women visible and powerful in the media,” the mission of the nonprofit New york and D.C. based Women’s Media Center http://www.womensmediacenter.com/, was on full display Monday night June 4. The evening’s centerpiece was the premiere of “Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding,” starring the incomparable Jane Fonda  as a marijuana-growing and selling, tie-dye-wearing, sexuality-embracing, moon-howling grandmother who never left the 1960′s.

Jane Fonda, Amy Litzenberger, Christy Smith

 

Set in bucolic Woodstock  NY, home of the last remaining 60′s hippies, the independent film is a sweet and savvy story of generational conflicts and reconciliation. I’ll be writing more about its characters and especially Fonda’s flowing-haired grandmother power.

Meanwhile, watch for the movie in your neighborhood or put it on your Netflix  queue. Highly recommended.

 

Sneak peak at Jane and her beau Richard Perry

 

The incomparable gossip columnist Liz Smith

 

Cindy Wgglesworth, Jane, and Gloria at Circo before the show

 

I took this photo for my collection “The Right to Shoes or a Step Backward?”

WMC board member Lauren Embry's shoes

 

Gloria Feldt

Gloria Feldt is the author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power. Buy the book here. Engage Gloria for a Speech or Workshop. Tweet @GloriaFeldt and connect on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ Gloria is the co-founder (with Amy Litzenberger) of Take the Lead, a new initiative to prepare and propel women to leadership parity by 2025. Find them @takeleadwomen and on Facebook.

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