North County Screening – Saturday, January 12
MLK Day Screening – Monday, January 21
Thursday, January 3:
7:00 pm Pre–Festival Screening • Palm Theatre, 817 Palm Street,
ON THE BASIS OF SEX
Narrative Feature, director Mimi Leder, USA, 2018, director Adam Gross,
USA, 2017, 120 min.
A young mother, Ruth Bader Ginsburg struggles against the sexism
of her time to become educated at Harvard Law School and enter
upon a legal career. She teams with her husband Marty to argue the
(1972) case Moritz v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue pro bono
before the U.S. Court of Appeals, thus setting the stage to overturn
over a century of sexual discrimination. Starring Felicity Jones and
Q&A with Ruth Bader Ginsberg biographer Teri Kanefield prior to
the film screening.