Sundance Film Festival favorite!
The Frankfort Avenue corridor is home to more than 80 woman-owned businesses and service providers, many of whom have been operating on The Avenue for more than 20 years. To celebrate the accomplishments of these women, and ALL women, the Frankfort Avenue Business Association (FABA) is hosting a series of events culminating on International Women’s Day – Friday, March 8th, 2013. International Women’s Day is held each year on March 8th to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace.
Katja von Garnier's Iron Jawed Angels is a 2004 American drama that tells the remarkable and little-known story of a group of passionate and dynamic young women, who put their lives on the line to fight for American women's right to vote. The film, set in the 1910’s, stars Hilary Swank, Frances O'Connor, Julia Ormond, and Anjelica Huston and received acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival. The film is free and open to the public.