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Frederick News Post Reports on Film Screening

Film about women in aviation shown to inspire Visitation Academy students By Brandi Bottalico   Feb 29, 2016     0 Staff photo by Graham Cullen An audience at Visitation Academy watches a screening of “Beyond the Powder,” which explores the history of the first all-women’s cross-county air race. Staff photo by Graham Cullen Kara Martinelli, director of the film “Beyond the Powder,” listens as her husband, Adam White, producer of the film, describes the project before a screening on Sunday at the all-girls school Visitation Academy in Frederick. Kindergartener Sophia Altamirano looked over her father’s shoulder while playing with Styrofoam airplanes on Sunday at a showing of “Beyond the Powder.” “I wanted her to be exposed to it,” said her father, Pedro Altamirano, who lives in Frederick. “[Women] have lower access to technology. ... I think it