The film Iron Jawed Angels will be screened as part of Russell Sage College’s WORLD Series. WORLD is an acronym for Women Owning Responsibility for Learning and Doing, Russell Sage’s general education program. During the academic year, the program hosts events on wide-ranging and complex topics. WORLD Series events are free and open to the public.
Iron Jawed Angels tells the true story of a group of dynamic young women, led by Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and her friend Lucy Burns (Frances O’Connor), who put their lives on the line to fight for American women’s right to vote.