May 29 - 31, 5:30 & 7:45
This informative, engrossing and entertaining documentary reveals the exceptional life of eighty-five year old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Known for both her ladylike demeanor and her strong relationship with her long-time ideological adversary Antonin Scalia over a love of opera, she has recently has become an unexpected pop culture icon (Notorious RBG). Selected for the court 25 years ago by President Bill Clinton, she was a pioneer in advocating for equal rights for women long before she was confirmed to serve on the country’s highest bench. In the 1960s, as a recent graduate from law school, no law firm would hire her, so she taught and took on prosecutorial work, arguing six 6 landmark cases with the theme of sex discrimination in front of the high court, winning five.