Filmed and edited in intimate vérité style, this movie follows visionary medical practitioners who are working on the cutting edge of life and death and are dedicated to changing our thinking about both.
Volunteers from a German non-profit risk the waves of the Mediterranean to pluck refugees from sinking rafts pushing off from Libya in the middle of the night. LIFEBOAT puts a human face on... See full summary »
At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior's rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans - until now. RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg's exceptional life and career from Betsy West and Julie Cohen, and co-produced by Storyville Films and CNN Films.
Directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West had both previously worked on projects involving Ginsburg, and in 2015 decided to make a documentary focusing solely on her. In 2016, the duo followed Ginsburg around to various meetings and speeches, including in Chicago and Washington, D.C., for a total of 20 hours, and conducted the face-to-face interview in 2017. See more »
Ruth Bader Ginsburg:
I was terribly, terribly nervous. But then, I looked up at the Justices, and I thought, 'I have a captive audience.' I knew that I was speaking to men who didn't think there was any such thing as gender-based discrimination, and my job was to tell them: it really exists.
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The closing credits include: "Martin Ginsburg Award for Supportive Husbanding Paul Barrett Oren Jacoby Jorge Aguirre" See more »
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Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica Moldava and Silvano Frontalini
Written by Gaetano Donizetti
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This documentary tells you why actual feminism is about equality for both sides and why America is still a country filled with hypocrisy and powerful people who are stupid to not understand that and above all that, about a sweet and determined person and her growth for standing up for what is right.
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