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RBG (A Female Direction)

RBG (A Female Direction)


Direction Betsy West, Julie Cohen
Length 97 min
Genre Documentary
Cast Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jane Ginsburg, James Steven Ginsburg, Nina Totenberg, Clara Spera, Gloria Steinem
Country VS
Language English
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In this fifth edition of A Female Direction we will screen the highly acclaimed RBG (2018). Prior to the screening, our curator will give a talk about directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen.

RBG chronicles the career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, which spans several decades, and how she developed a legal legacy while becoming a pop culture icon. The film is a biographical depiction of Ginsburg from her birth in Brooklyn, New York, her college education and subsequent career as a law professor, her appointment to the federal judiciary by President Jimmy Carter, and eventual appointment to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton.