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Saturday, August 21 • 9:15pm - 10:50pm
My Name Is Pauli Murray

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My Name is Pauli Murray

Run Time: 95 minutes

Screening Time(s):
Saturday, August 21 at 9:15 PM

Directed by: Betsy West and Julie Cohen

Cast: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Patricia Bell-Scott, Dolores Chandler, Brittney Cooper, Sonia Pressman Fuentes, Tina Lu, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Hon. Inez Smith Reid, Chase Strangio, Raquel Willis

Synopsis: Fifteen years before Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat, a full decade before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned separate-but-equal legislation, Pauli Murray was already knee-deep fighting for social justice. A pioneering attorney, activist, priest and dedicated memoirist, Murray shaped landmark litigation—and consciousness— around race and gender equity. As an African American youth raised in the segregated South— who was also wrestling with broader notions of gender identity—Pauli understood, intrinsically, what it was to exist beyond previously accepted categories and cultural norms. Both Pauli’s personal path and tireless advocacy foreshadowed some of the most politically consequential issues of our time. Told largely in Pauli’s own words, My Name is Pauli Murray is a candid recounting of that unique and extraordinary journey.


Saturday August 21, 2021 9:15pm - 10:50pm MST
Harkins Scottsdale 101 - Theatre 7 7000 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054

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