On January 18th, Stephanie Sinclair’s ‘Too Young To Wed’ exhibition opened up at the Bronx Documentary Center with over 400 people joining the opening reception. This multimedia exhibit explores the culture of child brides and marriages in several parts of the world.
As part of the programming connected to the current exhibition at the BDC, this Saturday February 1st at 7 PM the center will host ‘VERY YOUNG GIRLS‘ Screening & Q+A with director Nina Alvarez and film subject Dominique.
From the BDC:
The documentary takes us into the work of a former sexually exploited youth-turned-activist named Rachel Lloyd, who started the New York City organization GEMS (Girls Educational and Mentoring Services) to help victimized young women escape their pimps and find another way of life. We meet teenage girls at different stages of this transition. Some have been so psychologically manipulated by their pimps that they feel compelled to return. Others have successfully broken with their past. As we come to know these girls better, they emerge as well-rounded individuals full of unexpected laughter and insight.
TOO YOUNG TO WED | STEPHANIE SINCLAIR
Photographs by Stephanie Sinclair and featuring short films by
Jessica Dimmock and Stephanie Sinclair
PHOTO EXHIBITION ON VIEW JANUARY 19–MARCH 16, 2014
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TO GET TO THE BRONX DOCUMENTARY CENTER
Subway 2 & 5train to 3rd Avenue-149th Street
Bus BX2,BX6, BX13, BX 15, BX 19 BX32, BX41
Car 24-hour parking available directly next door to BDC
614 Courtlandt Avenue (@ 151st St.) Bronx, NY 10451
Photos from the opening reception of Stephanie Sinclair’s Too Young To Wed: