In her ultra-Orthodox, Brooklyn neighborhood, there are some who mock Rachel “Ruchi” Freir. A lawyer and mother, Ruchi wants to establish an all-female ambulance service so that observant women will feel more at ease asking for help in a medical emergency. Despite a real need for female EMTs, there is vigorous opposition from those who defend having only an all-male Jewish volunteer ambulance corps.

Screening with the short feature Open Your Eyes.

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Century 16 Downtown Pleasant Hill

Sun, Mar 10
10:15 am