Out of Our Fathers' House (1978)

Genres - Theater  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Feminist Film, Filmed Play  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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With the text taken entirely from the journals of real life leaders in the women's suffrage movement, Out of Our Fathers' House offers a compelling look at the fight for gender equality. Among the women featured include Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the original founder of the movement; famous labor organizer "Mother" Mary Jones; and Dr. Anna Shaw, a frontier minister famous for carrying a loaded pistol at all times. The play features Carol Kane and two-time Oscar-winner Dianne Wiest.



diary, equality, Equal-Rights, suffrage, women's-issues