Natalie Portman, Madeleine Albright join A Powerful Noise

Natalie Portman
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The simulcast will be broadcast live from New York City and include actress Natalie Portman; former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristoff, amongst others. Theaters screening the simulcast will be used create town-hall meetings on ways to improve the situations of women across the world. While women enjoy relatively equal rights in the U.S., most Third World countries still find women lacking basic rights, access to education or even health services.