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R.B.G. (2018)

Director: Julie Cohen Run Time: 97 min. Release Year: 2018

Starring: Bill Clinton, James Ginsburg, Jane Ginsburg, Nina Totenberg, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“We hope that moviegoers are re-inspired by her passion, her courage and take that back into the world”

Magnolia and Focus Features

About the film:

The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. Highly acclaimed and Academy Award-nominated for Best Documentary Feature.

At 84, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was still inspired by the lawyers who defended free speech during the Red Scare. She refused to relinquish her passionate duty, steadily fighting for equal rights for all citizens under the law. With unprecedented access, the filmmakers explored how her legal battles changed the world for women.

Magnolia Pictures will be donating net proceeds to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation in support of their Women’s Rights Project, which was co-founded by Ginsburg in 1972.

About the filmmakers:

Betsy West is an award-winning video journalist and filmmaker with three decades experience in news and documentaries, including production of the PBS series Makers: Women Who Make America. Julie Cohen is a documentary filmmaker and television news producer. She directed The Sturgeon Queens which screened at over 60 film festivals and won 10 Audience Choice Awards.

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