Live interview with Filmmaker Jenny Mackenzie

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Live interview with Filmmaker Jenny Mackenzie

Time: March 29, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: TuDiabetes homepage
Website or Map: http://www.tudiabetes.org
Event Type: live interview, videochat
Organized By: Emily Coles
Latest Activity: Apr 3, 2013

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Jenny Mackenzie, Ph.D. is an award winning documentary filmmaker whose mission is to produce films that create and promote social change. Her most recent film, KICK LIKE A GIRL, aired on HBO, played at over 50 international film festivals, and is currently being used by the US State Department to discuss gender equity globally. As clinician, researcher, former non-profit administrator, and mother of three, Dr Mackenzie also uses her professional experience, humor, and real life passion to address the power of social impact film making as well known motivational speaker.

Her newest film, SUGAR BABIES (in post- production) is about the public health epidemic of diabetes in America’s children. Jenny understands diabetes personally because three generations in her family have been affected by type 1 (her aunt, brother, and 14-year-old daughter all have type 1). As Jenny began to research the film in 2009, she realized that the story of both types of diabetes that are ravaging our youngest generation needed to be told. She has a BA from Brown University, an MSW from Simmons College, and a Ph.D. from the University of Utah.

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Comment by Carol on March 29, 2013 at 12:54pm

I am sorry I can't figure this out, but how do I join this interview/video chat?

Comment by Emily Coles on March 29, 2013 at 12:29pm

Yes, Dan!  1-2pm Pacific.  I hope you'll be joining us :)

Comment by DShannon on March 27, 2013 at 12:39pm

this is 1pm pacific time correct?

Comment by cristi gabbert on March 25, 2013 at 11:50am

I KNOW I HAVE TO WORK THIS DAY. I JUST HAPPEN TO BE OFF TODAY TO SEE THE INVITE, MAYBE I CAN GO SEE IF IT IS REPOSTED.
I DO WANT TO SEE THIS.

Comment by Marie B on March 23, 2013 at 7:21am

view a trailer for the film here
http://www.sugarbabiesthemovie.com/

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