On the Basis of Sex

Showed at Images 2/1/2019–2/7/2019

Starring: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates, Cailee Spaeny

Showing on our Main Screen

On the Basis of Sex is inspired by the true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg – then a struggling attorney and new mother – who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights throughout her career.

When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination. The film also chronicles the storybook-like romance between Ruth and Marty, a partnership that succeeded both personally and professionally.

  • Director: Mimi Leder
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Runtime: 2 hours
  • Genre: Drama

“It’s Felicity Jones who really shines. She effortlessly embodies Ruth Bader Ginsburg with such aplomb that when she locks her steely eyes with the camera, you can feel it in your bones that this woman is about to change the world. ”

– The Wrap