Anita

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Running time:
95 minutes
Synopsis:

An entire country watched transfixed as a poised, beautiful African-American woman in a blue dress 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. That October day in 1991 Anita Hill, a bookish law professor from Oklahoma, was thrust onto the world stage and instantly became a celebrated, hated, venerated, and divisive figure.Anita Hill's graphic testimony was a turning point for gender equality in the U.S. and ignited a political firestorm about sexual misconduct and power in the workplace that resonates still today. She has become an American icon, empowering millions of women and men around the world to stand up for equality and justice.

Release date:
March 21, 2014
Website:
http://www.anitahill-film.com
Quick review:
A documentary portrait of law professor Anita Hill, who became a national figure in 1991 when she accused then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Directed by Freida Mock.
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