Centennial Women’s Suffrage Project of Southeastern Louisiana University and Red Magnolia Theatre Company Present SUFFRAGETTE (2015)
In partnership with the traveling exhibit, DETERMINED TO RISE: THE WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT IN LOUISIANA on display in our GALLERY AT MANSHIP from August 17th until August 30th
About the exhibit:
A traveling exhibit, Determined to Rise: The Woman’s Suffrage Movement in Louisiana, celebrates the challenges and triumphs of the women's suffrage movement in Louisiana in celebration of the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.
Developed by the Centennial Women’s Suffrage Project (CWSP) at Southeastern Louisiana University and with grant support from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) Rebirth grant program the exhibit consists of eight panels depicting photos of Louisiana suffragists, a timeline of significant events, the movement from the African-American woman's perspective, laws that have changed since women gained the vote, and Louisiana women who have made their mark on history.
About the Film:
In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, and is willing to meet violence with violence to achieve this end.
Director: Sarah Gavron
Writer: Abi Morgan
Stars: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter
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