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93QUEEN

Dir: Paula Eiselt
United States / 2018 / 85mins

A pillar of her ultra-orthodox Hasidic Jewish Community in Brooklyn, Rachel ‘Ruchie’ Freier decided on her thirtieth birthday that she wanted much more out of life. She became a lawyer and started campaigning to establish Ezras Nashim; the first Hasidic emergency medical response unit run exclusively by women. Her actions are met with a backlash from Hasidic Jewish men, and she struggles to find a Rabbi who will publicly support Ezras Nashim. But nobody puts Ruchie in the corner. While accused of pushing a “radical feminist agenda”, Ruchie continues with charm and determination, in this a rare insight into an extremely private community.

Book Tickets

Date: Fri 1 Feb 2019 - Thu 7 Feb 2019
Price: Regular PEAK £9 (£7 CONCESSIONS) / OFF PEAK £5
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