9to5: The Story of a Movement
Film followed by Leng Leng Chancey, Executive Director of 9to5, in conversation with historian Barbara Winslow
Monday, December 28 at 7pm
Admission is free; Please pre-order your free ticket
Many have heard the song “Nine to Five” by the great Dolly Parton or seen the 1980s blockbuster of the same name starring Parton, Lily Tomlin, and Jane Fonda. Yet few realize that these two icons of popular culture grew out of a social movement that spanned over 25 years and sought to have a profound impact on women and the American workforce as a whole.
Twentieth Century Women is a film series supported by a grant from the Fund for Williamstown of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and a grant from the Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. It is also sponsored by the Williamstown League of Women’s Voters.