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Louisville Jewish Film Festival: Bella! Live Film and Discussion with State Senator Karen Berg ACLU of Kentucky Executive Director Amber Duke – SOLD OUT
February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In 1970, Bella Abzug challenged the Washington establishment boys’ club and, with her trademark hat and Bronx swagger, entered Congress swinging, battling for credit cards for women, LGBTQ rights, and other issues of diversity, despite pressures from the left and the right, the Nixon administration, the CIA, the FBI, even the New York Times. Her struggles and successes are documented via never-before seen home movies, audio diaries, and newly discovered news footage.
Winner of the Library of Congress Ken Burns Award, San Francisco Film Festival Closing Film.
Thursday February 8 at 7 p.m. at Baxter Theatre.
Immediately following the film, Kentucky State Senator Karen Berg and ACLU of Kentucky Executive Director Amber Duke will join us for a discussion about what it’s like to be a woman today, fighting for civil rights, women’s equality, LGBTQ+ rights and the road that Bella Abzug paved to get us where we are today.
Moderated by Solange Minstein, Community Outreach Chair of the Louisville Jewish Film Festival
Sponsored by Filson Historical Society and Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey and Susan Callen