One Woman, One Vote: Women’s Suffrage in Film
Saturday, January 18, Not For Ourselves Alone. Tracing the American women’s suffrage movement through the unlikely friendship between Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.
Saturday, January 25, Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema. In a rare assemblage of silent era footage, this film raises key issues about the struggle for gender equality and portrayal of women in the media.
Saturday, February 1, Iron Jawed Angels.
2:00 p.m. No cost to attend. Donations appreciated.
Oldcastle Theatre,331 Main Street, Bennington
Three-part film series co-presented by American Association of University Women, Bennington Branch and Bennington Performing Arts Center (BPAC). Discussion following screenings will trace the American women’s suffrage movement through the unlikely friendship between Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (January 18), to its evolution into a mass movement— along with the birth of film—in the modern age (January 25), and the generational transfer of leadership, with Alice Paul and other young activists taking the fight for the 19th Amendment to the streets (February 1). Donations at door go to BPAC to defray theater costs.