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Anita Hill's gender quality turning point rivets in Speaking Truth to Power

He and she, swearing to tell the truth. One was lying
He and she, swearing to tell the truth. One was lying
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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power (First Run Features)

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An entire country watched as a poised, beautiful African-American woman sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men, and with a clear unwavering voice recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Hill's graphic testimony was a turning point for gender equality in the U.S., and ignited a political firestorm about sexual harassment and power in the workplace that resonates still today.
Against a backdrop of sex, politics, and race, Anita: Speaking Truth to Power (First Run Features) reveals the story of a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice. Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Mock, the film celebrates Anita Hill's legacy and provides a rare glimpse into her private life and career.
DVD bonus materials include Finding Home: A speech at the University of South Carolina and Speaking Truth to Power: A performance curated by Purva Panday Cullman & Eve Ensler
One critic said it best: “Political theater that still has the power to make your blood boil.”