Throughout the year, the Pulitzer Center brings its journalists and their work to audiences through public talks, school visits, conferences, film festivals, academic symposiums and other significant speaking engagements.

'Edge of Joy' Screening in Seattle

Saturday, April 02, 2011 - 4:00PM to 6:30PM

Population Connection will screen the documentary 'The Edge of Joy' in Seattle. The film follows the lives of Nigerian doctors, midwives, and families in order to shed light on the issue of maternal health. The free event will be held at the North Bellevue Community Center and is open to the public. A brief reception and discussion with filmmaker Dawn Sinclair Shapiro will follow.

North Bellevue Community Center
4063 148th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98007

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The Edge of Joy Screening at Capitol Hill Days

Friday, April 01, 2011 - 6:30PM to 9:00PM

Join Population Connection as they present a screening of The Edge of Joy to kick off Capitol Hill Days

In Nigeria, the lifetime risk of a woman dying in childbirth is 1 in 18, compared to 1 in 4,800 in the United States. Focusing on maternal health in Muslim and Christian communities in Nigeria, the documentary film The Edge of Joy depicts the consequences of poor maternal health as it explores the nuances and complexities of bringing emerging health technologies to the developing world.

6:30 – Reception
7:30 – Screening of The Edge of Joy

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