Movie Night – “Iron Jawed Angels”

Doors open 5:30, Movie Starts 6:00 – Discussion to follow.

The Story of How Women Finally Got the Vote in 1920

Starring Hillary Swank as Alice Paul, writer of first equal rights amendment presented to Congress. & Anjelica Huston as Carrie Chapman Catt Founder of the League of Women Voters (1920).
This is a free presentation with the purpose of:
• Providing information about how women finally got the vote and why it is important to know the history of voting rights
• To encourage women to vote
• Sharing info on how we can all be involved in getting out the vote this election
This moving presentation takes a fresh look at a pivotal event in American history from 1916–1920. Iron Jawed Angels tells the true story of how defiant and brilliant young activists Alice Paul, played by Hilary Swank, and Lucy Burns, played by Frances O’Connor, took the women’s suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.

Bring your own snacks or drink if you wish, but all drinks must have a top that prevents spills.

Appropriate for teens to adults. For In order to prepare for seating, please RSVP to info@lwvmanatee.org?
If you are not registered to vote, or you need to change your registration, you can register the night of the event.

Date

Jun 08 2020

Time

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

State College of Florida Building 3
State College of Florida -Building 3 -Library & Learning Center
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