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Rated PG · 97 minutes · 2018

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman justice of the Supreme Court, has been fighting for equal rights and against sex discrimination all her adult life — and that adult life evidently began early in her childhood. This informative and ultimately encouraging documentary by longtime doc-makers Julie Cohen and Betsy West has the advantage of first-person participation by its subject, who is seen working out at the gym and appearing in TV talk shows. It gives us a glimpse as to why she is considered a brilliant proponent of civil rights as well as an eloquent moral authority, especially to her young-female-lawyer following. Also among her talking-head admirers: Gloria Steinem and Sen. Orrin Hatch (surprise!). Observes Ginsburg: “What has happened to me could only happen in America.” (97 min., 2018, rated PG)

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Director: Betsy West and Julie Cohen
Producer: Betsy West, Julie Cohen, Amy Entelis and Courtney Sexton
Cast: Ruth Ginsburg, Gloria Steinem and Nina Totenberg

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RBG is not showing in any area theaters on Friday, June 22.
The next date RBG is playing is Saturday, June 23 .


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