Enc2019: RBG

Sat. Jun 15, 2019 at 5:30pm SAST
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The Bioscope is proud to once again host The Encounters Documentary Film Festival in Johannesburg.


Dir. Julie Cohen & Betsy West

2018|USA|93 min.

Premiering at Sundance, this Oscar and BAFTA nominated documentary chronicles the life of legal pioneer and pop culture phenomenon Ruth Bader Ginsburg. At 84 years old she has proved a tireless warrior against gender discrimination, a champion for women’s rights, and shows no sign of stopping yet. RGB explores the rise of Ruth Bader Ginsburg from a young law student to beloved and controversial Supreme Court Justice and unexpected pop culture icon aka ‘The Notorious RGB’.  Directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen, this film is ultimately a celebration of a woman whose diminutive structure belies a formidable legal legacy and whose words echo still today: “I ask no favour for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks”. Featuring Gloria Steinem and Nina Totenberg.

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The Bioscope Independent Cinema 286 Fox Street
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001
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