Film screening to benefit Birth Haven

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:41

    NEWTON — TraillWorks Gallery will present the film "Who Does She Think She Is?" by Academy Award-winning producer Pamela Tanner Boll on Saturday, October 22, at 8 p.m., at the gallery space at 214 Spring Street in Newton. All admission proceeds will go to Birth Haven, a local shelter for young mothers. Donations can be made in the form of baby items or a monetary amount. An artist's panel discussion and reception will follow the film presentation. The film screening coincides with the 1st Annual Women's Invitational Exhibition, running at TraillWorks through November. The 82-minute documentary "explores some of the most problematic intersections of our time: mothering and creativity, partnering and independence, economics and art, through the lives of 5 fierce women" according to the film's website, Artists in the film include Angela Williams, Camille Musser, Janis Wunderlich, Maye Torres and Mayumi Oda. Afterwards, the artist's panel will focus on personal experiences revolving around juggling motherhood, family and career. Featured panelists include Jennie Traill Schaeffer, Amy Books and Joann Wells Greenbaum. TraillWorks Studio is open Tuesday and Wednesday from noon-6 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from noon-8 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 973-383-1307 or visit