AUDIENCES IN NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES GET A CHANCE TO TAKE “THE RED PILL” IN THEATRES BEGINNING OCTOBER 7TH
Riveting Documentary “The Red Pill” Explores Timely Cultural Divide Between Genders
(LOS ANGELES, CA—September 22, 2016) Acclaimed filmmaker Cassie Jaye (“Daddy I Do” & “The Right to Love: An American Family”) documents the mysterious and polarizing world of the Men’s Rights Movement, in her latest film “The Red Pill.” Giving viewers a visceral and honest look into the activism of both genders, “The Red Pill”challenges the audience to pull back the veil, question societal norms, and expose themselves to an alternate perspective on gender equality, power, and privilege. Jaye Bird Productions will debut the film theatrically beginning in New York on October 7,2016, and in Los Angeles on October 14, 2016.
The film chronicles Cassie Jaye’s meetings with the most influential and polarizing men’s rights activists and advocates (MRAs) of today, including: Dr. Warren Farrell, author ofThe Myth Of Male Power; Paul Elam, founder of A Voice for Men; Harry Crouch, President of the National Coalition For Men; and Erin Pizzey, founder of the first women’s shelter in the UK. The film also features rebuttals by leaders and scholars within the modern day feminist movement, including: Katherine Spillar, Executive Editor of Ms. Magazine and Executive Director of the Feminist Majority Foundation; Dr. Michael Kimmel, renowned sociologist specializing in gender studies and author of Angry White Men; andMichael Messner, Gender Studies Professor at the University of Southern California.
There will be a Q&A following the 6:15pm screenings at NYC’s Cinema Village on October 7, 8, and 9 with Cassie Jaye (director) and special guests on select nights: Karen Straughan (cast), Dr. Michael Kimmel (cast), Fred Hayward (cast), Kristal Garcia(cast), Tom Golden (cast), Alison Tieman (cast), Suzanne Venker (author), and Tim Goldich (author). There will be a Q&A following the 7pm screenings at LA’s Laemmle Noho 7 theater on October 14, 15, 16, and 20 with Cassie Jaye (director) and special guests on select nights: Paul Elam (cast), Dr. Warren Farrell (cast), Fred Hayward (cast), Harry Crouch (cast), Marc Angelucci (cast), Darrah De Jour (cast), Sage Gerard (cast), andLloyd Schofield (cast).
“Each cinematic journey we embark on as a viewer or a filmmaker has a powerful impact on the way we view the world and interact with the people around us. I’m excited for audiences to take their own journey with “The Red Pill” and the discussions that come out of it,” states Cassie Jaye, director.
“The Red Pill” opens on October 7, 2016, at the Cinema Village in NYC (for tickets: www.cinemavillage.com
ABOUT Jaye Bird Productions
In 2008, San Francisco-based Award-winning documentarian, Cassie Jaye founded Jaye Bird Productions. Cassie Jaye has impressed audiences and critics worldwide with her balanced approach to controversial political topics that deeply affect our society today. With her critically acclaimed feature films, Daddy I Do (2010) and The Right to Love: An American Family (2012), Jaye has amassed six “Best Documentary” awards and four Telly Awards. Her highly anticipated new feature documentary, The Red Pill, is already causing a stir worldwide. The Red Pill will begin its theatrical run across the country onOctober 7, 2016.
Jaye Bird Productions continues its mission to push boundaries of storytelling that inspire critical discussion and introspection with each film. For more information on Jaye Bird Productions: