The Nick and National Organization for Women (NOW) Columbia, SC Chapter will present Bella! This Woman’s Place Is in the House, as part of The Nick’s ReelTalk Docuseries, on October 8, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. The event will feature a talkback after the film with panelists provided by NOW and moderated by Heather Bauer, a member of the SC House of Representatives and Vice President of The Nick’s Board of Directors.
About the film – Follow the meteoric rise of firebrand politician and activist Bella Abzug.
Considered one of the first feminists to be elected to Congress, her commitment to women’s rights—including the right to have a credit card in one’s own name—and progressive causes upended the status quo in Washington. Join Shirley MacLaine, Barbra Streisand, Gloria Steinem, Hillary Clinton, Marlo Thomas, Nancy Pelosi and more as they reflect on Abzug’s legacy as a legislator and cultural icon.
Serving the Midlands region of South Carolina, The Nickelodeon seeks to build a stronger, more inclusive, and more equitable community through film presentations that both entertain and provoke critical dialogue. The Nick is South Carolina’s only nonprofit arthouse theater. Located in the heart of Columbia, it provides community members with the tools to gather, interpret and appreciate the moving image in all its variety through theatrical and educational programs.
The National Organization for Women was founded in 1966 and is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States with hundreds of chapters, hundreds of thousands of members, and activists in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. NOW Columbia focuses on six priority issues including reproductive rights, ending sex discrimination, constitutional equality, promoting diversity and ending racism, economic justice, stopping violence against women, and LGBTQIA rights.