Directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen.
Featuring Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jane Ginsburg, James Steven Ginsburg, Nina Totenberg, Clara Spera and Gloria Steinem.
The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
In the current climate of intense political turmoil, there’s something undeniably refreshing, even heart-warming about a figure like Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. At age 85, she continues to be an ardent crusader for the rights of women and minorities in particular, and as powerfully conveyed through this admittedly hagiographic documentary, has quietly clawed her way to the top of the legal profession against a sexist system fundamentally set up to deny her.
As someone with limited knowledge of Ginsburg – or as she’s dubbed by young folk nowadays, “The Notorious R.B.G.” – prior to screening Betsy