(May 3, 2017 – Miami, FL) – The Women’s International Film & Arts Festival (WIFF) today announced that its 12th Annual Festival and Conference will take place November 29-December 3, 2017 in Miami, Florida.
Mr. Block sits and reads the newspaper, drumming impatiently as he waits for Mrs. Block to bring his morning coffee because he “cannot do a thing without it.” Good son, Jim, sits next to his father also reading and waiting for mom to deliver a hot, home-cooked breakfast of toast, bacon, hot cereal, and of course, freshly brewed coffee, all perfectly timed and served with waitress pride.
Mansplaining has become the subject of many videos, memes, and even late-night TV skits, but it is anything but new to women. Oftentimes, the person doing the mansplaining lacks the knowledge to really speak on the matter, but considers themselves to simply be more knowledgeable than us silly women.
Alanis Morissette wrote the song Ironic (Jagged Little Pill) about life events and encounters gone awry. The song became a near instant hit forever skewing peoples’ understanding of the definition of irony. In 2015 she decided to update the lyrics only with her latest version the darkness turns to humor and levity.