Atlanta Jewish Film Festival – Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella

February 17, 2024 Atlanta $18.00
CAL_0217 Without Precedent The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella February 15

A Holocaust survivor’s daughter becomes Canada’s first female Jewish Supreme Court judge, reshaping the legal world with landmark decisions on inclusivity, diversity, and equity. Rosalie Abella studied law in Toronto, achieving success as an attorney before being appointed as a judge at the age of 29 in 1976. Her historic appointment to Canada’s highest court came in 2004, capping off a long and distinguished career. Her remarkable journey, marked by intelligence, accessibility, and a spirited nature, established her not only as a respected jurist but as a national treasure, often compared to Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This edifying, inspiring profile provides candid insights into both her arc from refugee child to profoundly impacting Canadian human rights, and her marriage to famed historian Irving Abella, featuring interviews with a diverse array of admirers who celebrate her lasting legacy.

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Saturday, February 17, 2024, 4:40 pm - 6:40 pm
The Spring Cinema & Taphouse
5920 Roswell Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
$18.00 Per Person
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