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5 inspiring films about the fight for equality

Billie Jean King’s tennis match against Bobby Riggs in 1973 proved to be a more important and significant moment in the history of gender equality than anyone could have possibly predicted.

In celebration of the release of Battle of the Sexes, we’ve picked out five great films about the ongoing, and far from over, battle for women’s rights.

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Battle of the Sexes | Review

★★★★

The list of things that Battle of the Sexes isn’t really about is one longer than an Isner/Mahut game. For one, it’s not really about tennis. It’s also, in a funny way, not really about the battle or even the sexes. From directing duo Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, here is a film about lost souls on the margins of society and how they deal with the rough road that life has thrown their way. Fundamentally, this is a film about equality for all sectors of society and a reminder of just how far from over the struggle really is.

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