Women Pioneers: SUFFRAGETTE

Watch Trailer Director: Sarah Gavron
Writer(s): Abi Morgan
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter

Maud (Carey Mulligan) is a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.’s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep), Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life.

Free admission, as part of our Women Pioneers Series, celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage.

Post-show discussion with OU’s Dr. Carey Snyder.

This spring, the Athena is proud to present four profound films celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. All shows feature intros and post-show talks, and all shows are free admission.

This series is sponsored by Ohio University Libraries, School of Film, Multicultural Center, Black Student Cultural Programming Board, Margaret Boyd Scholars, English Department, History Department, Women’s Center, and Arts for Ohio.

Click here for a full listing of events celebrating the centennial.

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Running Time: 106 minutes106 MIN
PG-13 Rated
This Film is Wheelchair Accessible

It's always compelling; you feel grateful, watching, that this story is being told at all.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times