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Simu Lui - First Asian Star of a Marvel Studios Movie! SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Monday, 06 September 2021

Simu Lui - First Asian Star of a Marvel Studios Movie! SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS
September 6, 2021 Los Angeles by Suzanne Joe Kai   I invited a friend to join me to see SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS, the Marvel Studios movie directed by Destin Daniel Cretton on its opening weekend. Like many Asian Americans I know, we are starved with the lack of faces who look like us in mainstream movies.  We were not disappointed. In fact, the lead actor, Simu Liu, the first Asian to star in a Marvel Studios movie looked, talked, and acted just like an...

Must See! RUTH: Justice Ginsburg in Her Own Words - A documentary by Oscar winner Freida Lee Mock

Posted by Suzanne Kai on Monday, 08 February 2021.

Los Angeles

February 8, 2021

by Suzanne Joe Kai

A Must See feature documentary film is coming to virtual theaters February 12, 2021!

RUTH - Justice Ginsburg In Her Own Words -

is directed, written and produced by Academy and Emmy award winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock.  
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To celebrate Women's History Month, Starz is premiering this inspiring film on Monday, March 1 at 9 PM EP/PM, 2021. 

The film tells the improbable story of how Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who couldn’t get a job despite tying first in her graduating law class and making Law Review at Harvard and Columbia Law Schools, became an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. It also reveals both the public and private sides of a resilient, resourceful woman who has survived the hostility of the profoundly male universe of government and law to become a revered Justice and icon for gender equality and women’s rights.

How does a person with three strikes against her rise to the highest court in the land, the U.S. Supreme Court? 

How did this happen despite closed doors and legal and social barriers facing Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the 1950's? 

Who made this possible? What personal, social and politial forces intersected to make this happen?

Academy award-winning Freida Lee Mock shows us the inspiring story of Ruth Bader Ginsberg as a wife, mother, and litigator for the ACLU's Women's Rights Project; as a professor; as an appellate judge, as a trailblazer in the 1970's arguing landmark gender discrimination cases before the Supreme Court, and her work as a Justice of the Supreme Court. 

Mark your calendars! More release details coming soon!

RUTH IN HER OWN WORDS

 

 

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