RUTH – JUSTICE GINSBERG IN HER OWN WORDS – Review by Martha K Baker

Speaking to a class of 5th graders, Ruth Bader Ginsberg enumerates the three impedimenta against her success as a lawyer when she graduated first in her class of 1959: she was a woman, she was a Jew, and she was the mother of a 4-year-old. So how, asks director Frieda Lee Mock, did Ginsburg become a Justice of the Supreme Court?

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RUTH – JUSTICE GINSBERG IN HER OWN WORDS – Review by Liz Braun

Ruth – Justice Ginsburg In Her Own Words is yet another look at the diminutive woman who became a giant of jurisprudence. It seems impossible that any new material about Ruth Bader Ginsburg is still out there, but this film from Freida Lee Mock uses Ginsburg’s own words to both outline the professional and offer a glimpse of the personal.

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SPOTLIGHT August 2015: Natalie Portman, Actress, Activist and Crusader for Women Directors

portman excerptBeing an Oscar-winning actress isn’t the reason Natalie Portman is this month’s SPOTLIGHT. In addition to long-time advocacy work for a number of causes—animal rights, female education, and mircofinance among them—Portman is an outspoken supporter of the need for women directors. Read on…

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