Title

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.