STRONG WOMEN FILM FEST : SUFFRAGETTE

Library: Penfield Public Library

Date:  2017-06-01

Time: 7:00 pm - 8 :30  pm

Category:  Movie

Age:  Adult

Details:  Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, an ordinary wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the UK’s growing suffragette movement. Galvanizing the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside the women from all the walks of life. The film directed by Sarah Gavron and the screenplay written by Abi Morgan, stars Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter, and Meryl Streep. Registration begins on Thursday, May 18.