The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles

and UCLA Film & Television Archive present:




March 2020


Films and panels in honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote.

A celebration of the vision and determination of the American men and women who fought for women’s right to vote.

We hope to inspire more people to research political issues and to vote.

To become a sponsor or volunteer for this event please click here.

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“The true republic:

men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.” 

— Susan B. Anthony

Tickets are free but reservations are highly recommended. Please click the button below to reserve your ticket.


Sunday, March 8

(1- 4 pm)

Making an American Citizen (1912)

The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)

Sunday, March 15

(1- 4 pm)

The Bostonians (1984)

Sunday, March 22

(1 – 4 pm)

Not For Ourselves Alone : Failure is Impossilbe (1999)

Inez Milholland: Forward into Light (2016)

Sunday, March 29

(1- 4 pm)

Her First Flame (1920)

Capturing the Flag (2018)


Virginia Wright Wexman

Prof. Emerita of English + Art History , University of Illinois at Chicago, and Board of Directors: League of Women Voters

Betsy Butler Executive Director, California Women’s Law Center

Michele Goodwin Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California Irvine School of Law

Glenna Matthews

Author: The Rise of Public Woman: Women’s Power and Women’s Place in the United States 1630-1970

Kathleen McHugh Professor of Film, Television + Visual Media, UCLA

Lois Banner. Professor Emerita of History, USC

Brenda Stevenson. Professor of History, UCLA

Margaret Finnegan Author: Selling Suffrage

Karin Huebner

Associate Director USC Harman Academy for Polymathic Study

Renee Chanon League of Women Voters Education Fund

Martha Wheelock Director, Inez Milholland

Ellen Carol DuBois Professor of History, UCLA,

Author: Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote.

Mona Field Professor Emeritus of Political Science,

Co-President, League of Women Voters LA

Belinda Robnett Professor of Sociology, UC Irvine

Katherine Marino Asst. Professor of History, UCLA

Chris Carson President, League of Women Voters United States

Carmen Rios Managing Digital Editor, Ms. Magazine

Jill Fields Professor of History and Founding Coordinator of Jewish Studies, Fresno State

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A Suffrage Film Festival

will take place at the Billy Wilder Theater

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

Courtyard Level, Hammer Museum in Westwood


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