When:
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2023 7:00p -
8:30p

Where:
Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Good for Groups, Lectures & Conferences, Shows, Social Good

Event website:
https://www.mos.org/explore/subspace/consent-at-all-cost

Join us for the 3rd season launch of The Wellness Collaborative Inc. and Roxbury International Film Festival's Healing Arts series focusing on black women's health with a screening of At Your Cervix, (Directed by A’magine, USA 2022), followed by a panel discussion about the complex and often hidden nature of consent for medical procedures that especially impact women.

 

The Healing Arts Film & Conversation series partners with the Triggered Project and the Museum of Science to bring this revealing and thought-provoking film which provides a history of gynecologic research on black women and the slow progress of addressing informed consent, especially for patients under anesthesia and for medical trainees. It poses questions about the supposition that any consent at a teaching institution is sufficient to cover all consent, but is it really?  Many women have sexual trauma histories, and most don't know to what extent they are actually consenting.

 

At Your Cervix aims to break the silence about how medical and nursing students learn to perform pelvic exams in the U.S. The film exposes how students are often taught on unconscious patients without their knowledge or consent. At the same time it offers an empowering solution that will revolutionize how pelvic exams are performed in schools and clinics across the country.

 

Following the screening, a diverse array of voices including the filmmaker A’magine, medical clinicians and students, mental health practitioners, and bioethics specialists will engage in conversation on the layers surrounding these issues and its specific impact for black and brown women.

 

The Healing Arts Film and Conversation Series is a collaboration between The Wellness Collaborative Inc (TWC) and the Roxbury International Film Festival using film as a catalyst for conversations integrating physical and mental health in BIPOC communities. TWC’s interdisciplinary approach embraces the power of story and film as a central way to raise awareness and uphold the expressive arts as a pathway for increasing wellness that is rooted in cultural experiences, explored through an equity lens, and celebrated across our communities.

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