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Virtual Cinema: The Fight From Friday, September 4 - Thursday, September 17

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Virtual Cinema: The Fight Part of the Virtual Theater

  • Dates: September 4 - September 17
  • Price: $12.00
    3 day rental for your whole household
  • Rating: Not rated

We’re back to showing movies at the John and Nancy Hughes Theater, but still love connecting with you virtually!

ABOUT THE FILM:

In The Fight, access has finally been granted to the filmmaking team of Eli B. Despres, Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg into the offices and efforts of the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU has never granted access to its offices, even as its battles—on the fronts of abortion rights, immigration rights, LGBT rights and voting rights—continue to make news and impact so many lives.

Rousing, inspiring and slyly humorous, their latest documentary follows four seismically important cases and a handful of magnetic attorneys. These lawyers may not know how to charge a cell phone or operate a stand-up desk but have persuaded Supreme Court Justices, beating back encroachments upon our freedoms. An antidote to endless news cycles filled with Twitter feeds, The Fight inspires with the story of front-line warriors in the battle for the American soul.

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