Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Photos: Inside the Los Angeles Premiere of BELOW THE BELT

Through the lens of endometriosis, a disease that affects 1 in 9 women, the film shows how women are often dismissed, discounted & disbelieved.

Director/Producer Shannon Cohn, along with executive producers Rosario Dawson and Corinne Foxx hosted the Los Angeles Premiere of BELOW THE BELT on Saturday, October 1 at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood. The film is also executive produced by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mae Whitman.

Guests a last night's premiere included film subjects including Mary Alice Hatch, Emily Hatch Manwaring, Dr. Iris Orbuch, Jenneh Rishe, plus special guests including Jamie Foxx (Corinne's dad), Isabel Celeste (Rosario's mom), Alaia Baldwin, Abby Finkenauer, Jamie Foxx and Kate Mansi.

Check out photos from the premiere below!

Through the personal & inspiring stories of four women urgently searching for answers to mysterious symptoms, BELOW THE BELT exposes widespread problems in our healthcare system that disproportionately affect women.

Through the lens of endometriosis, a disease that affects 1 in 9 women, the film shows how women are often dismissed, discounted & disbelieved. During the 10 years it takes to be diagnosed with endometriosis, women are often told that symptoms are in their head or part of being a woman. Due to outdated notions, they are then often treated with an array of ineffective drugs and surgeries and erroneously told that pregnancy & hysterectomy are cures. Nearly 50% of infertility cases are due to endometriosis & almost all are preventable.

From societal taboos and gender bias to misinformed doctors and financial barriers to care, BELOW THE BELT shines a light on how millions are effectively silenced and how, by fighting back, they can improve healthcare for all women.

Photo credit: Greg Grudt

Photos: Inside the Los Angeles Premiere of BELOW THE BELT
Rosario Dawson, Shannon Cohn, Corinne Foxx

Photos: Inside the Los Angeles Premiere of BELOW THE BELT
Rosario Dawson, Jamie Foxx, Corinne Foxx, Isabel Celeste

Photos: Inside the Los Angeles Premiere of BELOW THE BELT
Kyung Jeon-Miranda, Shannon Cohn, Emily Hatchman Waring, Jenneh Ricshe

Photos: Inside the Los Angeles Premiere of BELOW THE BELT
Panel



Cinema Audio Society To Honor Alejandro González Iñárritu With Filmma Photo
Alejandro González Iñárritu will receive the Cinema Audio Society's Filmmaker of the Year honor at the 59th CAS Awards on Saturday, March 4, at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel.

Tickets on Sale Now for Rodgers + Hammersteins CINDERELLA at Musical Theatre West Photo
Celebrate the holidays with a magical modern twist on history’s most famous fairytale! Long Beach’s premier musical theater company, Musical Theatre West, will debut its production of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella this December, enchanting audiences of all ages with an updated take on the classic fairytale.

Odyssey Theatre to Present 6th Annual, 6-Week DANCE AT THE ODYSSEY Festival Photo
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble will kick off 2023 with its sixth annual Dance at the Odyssey festival, once again celebrating new and cutting edge contemporary dance in Los Angeles.

GAME OF THRONES Live Concert to Return to the Hollywood Bowl Photo
The immersive live concert produced by Live Nation will have Djawadi conducting The Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra as they perform the iconic live music from all eight seasons from the blockbuster hit HBO® series including the “Main Title Theme,” “Light of the Seven,” “The Night King” and more.


More Hot Stories For You


Cinema Audio Society To Honor Alejandro González Iñárritu With Filmmaker Award At 59th Annual CAS AwardsCinema Audio Society To Honor Alejandro González Iñárritu With Filmmaker Award At 59th Annual CAS Awards
November 29, 2022

Alejandro González Iñárritu will receive the Cinema Audio Society's Filmmaker of the Year honor at the 59th CAS Awards on Saturday, March 4, at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel.

Tickets on Sale Now for Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at Musical Theatre WestTickets on Sale Now for Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at Musical Theatre West
November 29, 2022

Celebrate the holidays with a magical modern twist on history’s most famous fairytale! Long Beach’s premier musical theater company, Musical Theatre West, will debut its production of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella this December, enchanting audiences of all ages with an updated take on the classic fairytale.

Odyssey Theatre to Present 6th Annual, 6-Week DANCE AT THE ODYSSEY FestivalOdyssey Theatre to Present 6th Annual, 6-Week DANCE AT THE ODYSSEY Festival
November 29, 2022

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble will kick off 2023 with its sixth annual Dance at the Odyssey festival, once again celebrating new and cutting edge contemporary dance in Los Angeles.

Ensemble Theatre Company Is Accepting Applications For 6th Annual Young Playwrights FestivalEnsemble Theatre Company Is Accepting Applications For 6th Annual Young Playwrights Festival
November 29, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Company, Santa Barbara's professional theater, is now accepting applications for its 6th Annual Young Playwrights' Festival for aspiring writers aged 14-19.

Write Act Rep Presents the World Premiere of PIECE OF MIND At The Brickhouse Theatre, Opens December 10Write Act Rep Presents the World Premiere of PIECE OF MIND At The Brickhouse Theatre, Opens December 10
November 28, 2022

PIECE OF MIND, a play by playwright Emma Wood, will be performed by Write Act Rep from December 10th, 2022 – January 29th, 2023, at the Brickhouse Theatre in North Hollywood. Produced by Write Act's award-winning creative team members: Producing artistic director John Lant, producer Tamra Pica with play direction by Susan C. Hunter.