The Naked Option

Area filmmaker Candace Schermerhorn joins a screening of her inspiring film about Nigerian women who threat to strip naked in public to make their voices heard in their perilous struggle to hold multinational oil companies accountable to communities.

When: Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: 602 Anacapa Street

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Film Screening


Part of Antioch University's Our Environment in Focus series.

Her film reveals the inspiring story of an organized group of Nigerian women who use the threat of stripping naked in public, a serious cultural taboo, to make their voices heard. These women are taking over where men have failed, transforming their “naked power” into 21st century political action.

For information, contact Dr. Dawn Osborn, BA Program Faculty at

Phone: 805-962-8179

Event posted Oct. 3, 2012
Last updated Oct. 16, 2012


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