Event Raises Awareness of Abuse Through Partnership with Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence – Benefiting Broken But Not Bound Movement
10.21.2010– ATLANTA–Tyler Perry’s anticipated film, “For Colored Girls,” will screen in a private viewing Nov. 5, 2010, at Atlantic Station Regal Cinemas 8:30-10:30 PM. An adaption of Ntozake Shange’s award-winning play, Perry successfully transfers the intensity of Shange’s work from print onto the big screen. With an A-List lineup including Whoopi Goldberg, Kerry Washington, Loretta Devine, Anika Noni Rose, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad, Janet Jackson and Macy Gray; For Colored Girls chronicles the adversities of the female characters.
Through partnership with the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV), “For Colored Girls” will show in Atlanta as part of a targeted campaign to raise awareness of abuse in various forms. The program benefits Broken but not Bound Movement, an Atlanta-based organization established to empower, encourage and equip individuals who have endured molestation, rape, physical abuse and mental abuse.
Genna Sapia-Ruffin, former spouse of Temptations legend David Ruffin, will present as a special guest speaker. Ruffin will share the intimate and emotional testimony of her life with David Ruffin, along with her subsequent salvation.
Accredited members of the media are invited to take part is a special reception prior to the movie screening 8:30-9:00pm in the Atlantic Station Regal Cinemas Atrium. Special invited guests will be in attendance at the reception, and time will be allotted for interviewing and photo op’s. Media RSVP should be forwarded to Arit Essien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets for the viewing benefitting the Broken but Not Bound Movement, may be purchased at http://4coloredmovie.eventbrite.com
What: Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls“ Private Screening
Abuse Awareness Fundraising Event
When: Nov 5, 8:30-10:30 PM (Reception 8:30-9:00 PM)
Who: Special Guest Speaker Genna Sapia-Ruffin, former spouse of Temptations Legend David Ruffin, Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Where: Atlantic Station Regal Cinemas
261 19th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30363
About Broken But Not Bound Movement
BBNB Movement is designed to Empower, Encourage and Equip those that have endured molestation, rape, physical abuse and mental abuse. With the understanding of God’s love, self love, self worth, self respect, confidence, boldness, forgiveness, strength, perseverance to become the person God has designed you to be. We are here to proclaim from state to state, city to city and country to country that though Jesus Christ there is restoration! You may be broken but NEVER BOUND.
About Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence
(GCADV) brings together member agencies, allied organizations and supportive individuals who are committed to ending domestic violence. Guided by the voices of survivors, we work to create social change by addressing the root causes of this violence. GCADV leads advocacy efforts for responsive public policy and fosters quality, comprehensive prevention and intervention services throughout the state.