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Dee Rees to direct movie on the battle to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment


  • The film will focus on Gloria Steinem and Florynce "Flo" Kennedy and their work against anti-feminism activist Phyllis Schlafly

  • Rees also recently announced she will direct an adaptation of Joan Didion's The Last Thing He Wanted and is also rumoured to be working on an original script described as a lesbian rural Get Out

  • There is also a competing Gloria Steinem film recently announced that is based on Steinem's biography and will be directed by Julie Taymor


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Casting suggestions? And which Rees project interests you the most?
Tags: black celebrities, feminism / social issues, film - historical, film - in development
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