A few years ago, Gloria Steinem pronounced octogenarian Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be “the closest thing to a superhero I know.” Whether you remember her for her groundbreaking work on behalf of equal rights, her passionate dissents, her signature collars, or her ability to hold a plank position longer than women (or men, for that matter) half her age, Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be one tough act to follow. She was a remarkable woman and this country owes her a huge debt of gratitude.
If you want to celebrate her life as well as mourn her passing, there are two excellent films available on demand to watch — and if possible, share with younger generations. Both are inspiring.
On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Cailee Spany, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston
Directed by Mimi Leder; Written by Daniel…