Foxtel will mark the passing of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg tonight with
2018 feature film On the Basis of Sex followed by documentary RBG.
Justice Ginsburg was the second woman appointed to the US Supreme Court and served for 27 years after being appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993. She died at her home in Washington, D.C. aged 87 due to complications from pancreatic cancer.
On the Basis of Sex.
8:30pm tonight Foxtel Movies Premiere
The biographical legal drama tells the true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice. Directed by Mimi Leder. Starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux and Sam Waterston.
Hero. Icon. Dissenter. U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg built an impressive legal legacy as a pioneer in gender equality. This captivating documentary explores the inspiring and unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior’s rise to the USA’s highest court – and her impact along the way – changing the rules, shaping the laws and becoming an unexpected pop-culture icon.
Both are available on Foxtel On Demand.