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Canceled: Not For Ourselves Alone

Not For Ourselves
March 22, 2020 - 1:00 pm

A message for our patrons:

While there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the UCLA campus at this time, the university has recommended that we suspend events drawing more than 100 people. With this in mind, and considering the health and well-being of our entire community, the UCLA Film & Television Archive is canceling upcoming events at the Billy Wilder Theater. Learn more


Suffrage

Inez Milholland: Forward Into Light  (2016)

Writer-director Martha Wheelock pays moving tribute to Inez Milholland, a labor lawyer and leading suffragist, who devoted her life to social justice until her untimely death in 1916 while on a national speaking tour for women’s rights. 

DCP, color & b/w, 16 min. Director/screenwriter: Martha Wheelock.

Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony, Part II: “Failure is Impossible”  (1999)

The second part of Ken Burns’ Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentary covers the long, final drive for women’s suffrage in America, from Susan B. Anthony’s arrest for daring to vote in the elections of 1872 to the final ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Julie Harris’ stirring voiceover as Susan B. Anthony along with Burns’ inimitable blend of archival materials, eye-witness accounts and historical analysis bring this crucial period in American history to vivid life. 

Digital Video, color & b/w, 90 min. Director: Ken Burns, Paul Barnes. Screenwriter: Geoffrey C. Ward. Cast: Julie Harris, Ronnie Gilbert, Sally Kellerman (narrator).