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   Domestic Violence Month Film Showing: "Telling Amy's Story"

   Date : Tuesday, 9 October 2012       From : 7:00pm   To : 9:00pm
   Category : Student Clubs/Activities/Greek Life       Location : Blount/Buckman Lobby

   Event Description :

During Domestic Violence Month, Sigma Nu Fraternity at Rhodes and the Memphis Family Safety Center will present a showing of the film "Telling Amy's Story" to bring awareness about domestic violence prevention as well as the services that are available at Rhodes and the Family Safety Center (FSC). Free and open to the public, the event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall at Rhodes.

The film, hosted by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay and told by Detective Deirdri Fishel, follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred on Nov. 8, 2001. The event also will feature a domestic violence awareness expo with information tables from various organizations from the college and from FSC partners.

Memphis Attorney General Amy Weirich will kick off the event with opening remarks at 7 p.m. Following the 56-minute documentary will be a panel discussion. Among the participants are Carol Casey, dean of students at Rhodes; Marianne Luther, director of residence life at Rhodes; and Olliette Murry-Drobot, executive director of the Family Safety Center.

For more information, contact Andrew Tait with Sigma Nu at

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