Sidewalk Film Festival returns to the Magic City for its 23rd year on August 23-29. With eight theaters and endless movies, there are countless ways to experience the event. Here’s your guide to Birmingham’s biggest week in film. Tickets available now.
Film Screening: On the Basis of Sex (PG-13)Inspired by the true story of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Co-hosted by Homewood Public Library
2:30 pm: Refreshments 3:00 pm Film screening
A panel discussion featuring some of Birmingham’s most prominent legal experts will lead a panel discussion after the film. Geared for middle school-aged girls and up and parents to attend together.
On the Basis of Sex is inspired by the true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg – then a struggling attorney and new mother – who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights throughout her career. Full description here, https://www.focusfeatures.com/on-the-basis-of-sex/about
If you are interested in learning more about some of the top environmental issues in Alabama now, then you must check out the Southern Exposure Film Festival this Thursday evening, 7pm at the Altamont School. Oh, and it’s free!
Film topics include waste water, state parks, landfills, efficient energy for low income households, the Cahaba River and the importance of oysters, (other than being delicious!).
Six talented, emerging film makers, from various parts of the U.S., spent 6 weeks of their summer here in Alabama, thanks to a fellowship provided by Southern Exposure. The film makers will present to talk about their films and share their summer experience in Alabama.