Ground-Breaking Documentary 'Mother: Caring for 7 Billion' Premieres on Link TV on March 8

 

WHAT:           In observation of International Women's Day on March 8, Link TV, the national satellite television network and global content provider, presents Mother: Caring for 7 Billion, an award-winning film that that reveals the compelling challenges we face in a world of 7 billion. It tells the story of Beth, an American mother and child's right activist, and her journey to make sense of how and why the empowerment of women and girls around the world is so intricately linked to our fate on this fragile planet. Mother helps explain one of the most persistent controversies in our culture that touches gender equity, religion, reproductive health and the environment.  It is a film of hope and shows the strength of the human spirit to make a better world.

 

WHO:             Directed by Christophe Fauchere, the documentary features interviews with world-renowned experts and scientists including biologist Paul Ehrlich, author of "The Population Bomb;" economist Mathis Wackernagel, the creator of the ground-breaking Footprint Network; Malcolm Potts, a pioneer in human reproductive health; and Riane Eisler, whose book "The Chalice and the Blade" has been published in 23 countries. 

 

WHEN:          Saturday, March 5

8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT  

                       

With same day encore presentation

                        11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT

 

Link TV is available on DirecTV 375 and DISH 9410

 

For more information and to view the trailer, please visit:

 

http://www.motherthefilm.com/ 

and

http://www.linktv.org/women

 

 

CONTACT:   Ayn Allen or Angelica Alumia

                        Aallen@kcet.org / aalumia@kcet.org

747-201-5886/ 747-201-5707

 

ABOUT LINK TV

Link TV is a viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization, distributed nationally via satellite on DIRECTV channel 375 and DISH Network channel 9410 - reaching more than 34 million US households. Link TV is a service of KCETLink, the national independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. For complete background information, program schedule and Internet streaming, go to LinkTV.org. Follow on Twitter @LinkTV and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/linktv. Link TV is a service of KCETLink.

 

 

 

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