Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Inspiring, entertaining docu about an American icon.

PG 2018 107 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 15+

A democrat who wasn't holding a fire hose or blocking school doors in the 60s??

As an independant, I marvel at how someone can be in a "party" that was so against racial equality back then. In a party that is full of people always looking for an icon or a savior it would be nice to see at least some historical consistency to go with all the faces they glorify.
age 10+

It's about Gender Equality

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is known for a range of things, but this moving and entertaining documentary does not dwell on the political but instead details how Justice BG has had one overarching idea in her legal life: that gender distribution is just as unjustified as racial discrimination. It starts with an excellent explanation and illustration of her earlier work. I really liked the part about her friendship with Scalia, which is really in line with her conviction to build bridges and convince other people, instead of just ignoring or hating them. It wraps up with some more personal details and some grim yet hopeful observations about the current court.

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