Justin Theroux as Melvin Wulf and Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Mimi Leder's film On the Basis of Sex, about the early career of Ginsburg, a US Supreme Court judge. Photo: Focus Features Justin Theroux as Melvin Wulf and Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Mimi Leder's film On the Basis of Sex, about the early career of Ginsburg, a US Supreme Court judge. Photo: Focus Features
Justin Theroux as Melvin Wulf and Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Mimi Leder's film On the Basis of Sex, about the early career of Ginsburg, a US Supreme Court judge. Photo: Focus Features

Films by women and about women front and centre at Los Angeles’ AFI Fest film festival

  • A classic film series entirely of films by women, nearly 50 per cent of films being shown made by women – festival makes a statement
  • Strong female characters, from Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Mary Queen of Scots, a feature of films being shown

Topic |   American films
Justin Theroux as Melvin Wulf and Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Mimi Leder's film On the Basis of Sex, about the early career of Ginsburg, a US Supreme Court judge. Photo: Focus Features Justin Theroux as Melvin Wulf and Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Mimi Leder's film On the Basis of Sex, about the early career of Ginsburg, a US Supreme Court judge. Photo: Focus Features
Justin Theroux as Melvin Wulf and Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Mimi Leder's film On the Basis of Sex, about the early career of Ginsburg, a US Supreme Court judge. Photo: Focus Features
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