'Seeing Allred' presented by LA Jewish Film Festival
GLORIA ALLRED IN PERSON!
Q&A with filmmakers Roberta Grossman and Sophie Sartain.
Producers in attendance Marta Kauffman and Robbie Rowe Tollin
To some, Gloria Allred is a shrill feminist prone to tawdry theatrics; to others shes the most effective and fearless women's rights attorney in America. In this intimate, warts-and-all documentary, one thing is certain: Allred's 40-year devotion to asserting, protecting and expanding the rights of women is unwavering and her influence unassailable.
Whether fighting gender discrimination in toy stores, spousal abuse in the O.J. Simpson trial or sexual harassment by Donald Trump, every case is personal and an opportunity to amplify the cause. Her special brand of advocacy often calls for creative solutions. When the statute of limitations prevented her clients from pressing charges against Bill Cosby, she led them in a battle to eliminate the statute for the benefit of future victims. At 75, like an unstoppable superhero with a rolling suitcase and no time to lose, she crisscrosses the country arguing cases, marching for justice and delivering impromptu speeches on the Lincoln Memorial steps. And as the #MeToo movement gathers steam and powerful men fall, Allred knowingly, stoically declares: The fight has only just begun.
Sponsored by Temple Israel of Hollywood
Directed by Sophie Sartain / Roberta Grossman
Produced by Marta Kauffman / Robbie Rowe Tollin / Hannah Kauffman Skloff Canter / Sophie Sartain / Roberta Grossman
Run Time: 96 min / USA / 2018
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