My Name Is Pauli Murray movie posters and images

Release date:
documentary film
Directed by:
Betsy West, Julie Cohen
Produced by:
Talleah Bridges McMahon
Written by:
Talleah Bridges McMahon, Julie Cohen, Betsy West, Cinque Northern
Music by:
Jongnic Bontemps
United States

The film follows the life of lawyer and activist Pauli Murray who was instrumental in arguing the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment outlawed discrimination based on sex.Several scholars of Murray's work are featured in the film including Brittney Cooper and Rosalind Rosenberg. Rosenberg's research for the book Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray is also highlighted.The film includes significant coverage of Murray's papers housed at the Schlesinger library.Murray's influence on Ruth Bader Ginsburg is covered in detail throughout the film.