Past Meetup

Ethics in Film - Citizen Ruth (1996)

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Doors open 6:30pm

Suggested donation: $5, includes snacks and beverages

Moderator: Chris Everett

The divisive issue of abortion is at the center of Citizen Ruth, a political satire that attempts to subject both pro-choice and pro-life forces to equal ridicule. Laura Dern portrays Ruth Stoops, an irresponsible, unemployed woman who's addicted to inhaling household chemicals and has becomes pregnant, for the fifth time. After she is arrested for substance abuse, the judge offers to lessen her sentence if Ruth chooses to abort her child.

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