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Films // Coming up // Poly Parents: On The Basis of Sex
7 May
Tuesday
10:30am

Poly Parents: On The Basis of Sex

POLY PARENTS: We believe that mums and dads shouldn't have to miss out on great cinema, which is why we are now offering special daytime screenings just for them. Bring your under 3 for free and we'll create a friendly, half-lit and low sound atmosphere to keep them calm while you enjoy the film. 

Dir Mimi Leder | US 2018 | 120 min |12A

Inspired by the true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones), On the Basis of Sex tells the story of a young Ruth as she takes on her first ground-breaking case.

A new mother who graduated top of her law class, Ruth is faces adversity in her drive to land a job. Eventually working with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg (Armie Hammer), Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case that she knows could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination.

A glass ceiling-shattering legal figure who has become a vocal opponent to Trump in recent years, the story of her early years is a fascinating picture of just how many hurdles she had to overcome to become the legal powerhouse she is today. The film also chronicles the storybook-like romance between Ruth and Marty, a partnership that succeeded both personally and professionally.

Tickets: £7.75 / £6.00 (inc. Poly Fund)

Please note the screening on Tuesday at 10:30 is the parent & baby screening, there are no concessions available for this screening.

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