The Fight

97 mins.
Directed by Josh Kriegman, Eli B. Despres, & Elyse Steinberg
NR
2020

Playing through Thursday, August 13.
 

  • Ticket price: $12 for viewing within a 3-day rental period.
     
  • How to watch: Available to watch through the Eventive app for Apple TV, or through your internet browser on your computer, phone, or tablet.
     

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When a mother is separated from her child, a soldier is threatened to lose his career, a young woman’s right to choose is imperiled, or the ability to exercise our basic right to vote is threatened, the consequences can be devastating to us and to future generations. THE FIGHT celebrates the unsung heroes who fiercely work to protect our freedoms, granting an insider look at how these important battles are fought and the legal gladiators on the front lines fighting them. Directors Elyse Steinberg, Josh Kriegman, and Eli Despres capture the rollercoaster ride of the thrill and defeat in these deeply human battles.

Immediately following THE FIGHT there will be a pre-recorded discussion between Kerry Washington and the four ACLU lawyers featured in the film (Brigitte Amiri, Lee Gelernt, Dale Ho, and Chase Strangio). This conversation is exclusive to virtual cinema and in-theater engagements.

Additionally, click here to watch a Q&A recorded live on Sunday 8/2 with the filmmakers and lawyers, moderated by Ann Hornaday of the Washington Post.