Iron Jawed Angels
March 9, 2011
Center for Urban History, Lviv
The film Iron Jawed Angels (125 min. Directed by Katya von Garnier USA, 2004) was shown.
In 1918, a group of young suffragettes led by Alice Paul (Hillary Swank) fought the government of W. Wilson, the president of the United States, risking their lives, sacrificing their marriage and already limited freedom to win the right to vote for American women. The film is based on real events.
The screening was held as part of her100ry: Independent Women's Festival.
Cover Image: Still from Iron Jawed Angels (USA, 2004)