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RadioWest and Utah Film Center have partnered to present the best in documentary filmmaking. We talk with established and new directors who are changing the way audiences see the world and then screen their films.

Miss Representation

Monday, Doug is joined by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, director of the film "Miss Representation." This is the latest in our Through the Lens film series. Siebel Newsom's documentary explores how women are portrayed in the media and the very real consequences this has on leadership in our society. Siebel Newsom says her film is meant to be what she calls a "change agent for our culture." It's a change she says will empower women and help America's productivity, creativity and bottom line.

  • Thursday, September 22, RadioWest and the Utah Film Center will host a free screening of "Miss Representation" at Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City and at the Pleasant Valley Library in Ogden. The film begins at 7:00 p.m. at both locations. Jennifer Siebel Newsom will be on hand in Salt Lake City for a Q&A immediately following – and the conversation will be transmitted via Skype to Ogden. [Salt Lake Details] [Ogden Details]
  •  The Utah Film Center will offer a free screening in Logan at The Logan Art House and Cinema on Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m. [Logan Details]
  • Jennifer Siebel Newsom will be the keynote at YWCA Salt Lake City's annual LeaderLuncheon. The event is Friday at 11:30 at The Grand America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City. For tickets, call 801-537-8619 or click here
  • Learn more about Miss Representation

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Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.