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Ruth Bader Ginsburg films out Sept. 25
2020-09-23

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As a tribute of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life and legacy, Focus Features and Magnolia Pictures will be re-releasing On the Basis of Sex and RBG—both films about Ginsburg—Friday, Sept. 25 in theaters, alongside the films' availability via on-demand platforms.

Both film companies will be donating their net proceeds from the films' theatrical re-release to the American Civil Liberties Union ( ACLU ) Foundation in support of its Women's Rights Project, co-founded by Ginsburg in 1972.

On the Basis of Sex and RBG were both originally released in 2018.

On the Basis of Sex—released by Focus Features and presented by Participant—chronicled Ginsburg's early life in law school and her groundbreaking case Moritz v. IRS, the first case ever to rule that gender discrimination is a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

The Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning documentary RBG chronicled Ginsburg's rise to the nation's highest court while becoming an unexpected pop-culture icon.

Participant, a partner on both titles, will join the distributors on #ThankYouRuth, a social tribute campaign asking fans to share posts honoring the legacy of Justice Ginsburg.

The films will be available in approximately 1,000 theaters nationwide. Audiences should consult the guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention before watching movies inside theaters.


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