Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Free Screening of "Iron-Jawed Angels"

Free Screening of "Iron-Jawed Angels"
August 20th at 3:00pm
Democratic Headquarters
1111 University Avenue
Huntsville, TX 77430

In celebration of the 19th Amendment, the Amendment passed on August 26th that gave women the right to vote, the Walker County Democrats are sponsoring a free showing of the movie "Iron-Jawed Angels.

Plot Summary (Courtesy of IMDB):

" Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and the women of the 1918 Women's Suffrage movement fight for future generations right to vote and run for office. Sacrificing their health, marriages and the limited amount of freedom they had, women were imprisoned and force fed after picketing and hunger-striking against war-time president, Woodrow Wilson; but survived to see the results of their efforts."

The movie stars Hilary Swank and Angelica Huston. It is 123 minutes long.

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