“Suffragette” film markets opening on November 6, 2015:
Albany, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Champaign-Urbana, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Ft. Myers, Harrisburg, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Madison, Milwaukee, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Portland, ME, Portland, OR, Providence, Raleigh, Richmond, Rochester, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Fe, Seattle, St. Louis, Syracuse, Tucson, and West Palm Beach.
The “Suffragette” film openings in late October 2015 will continue in seven markets including New York, Los Angeles, etc. Other cities will be announced in the future depending on the audience response. If your city or viewing area is not included in the news releases for the coming week, stay tuned for future announcements. It all depends on the number of people buying tickets on the opening weekend. More cities beyond this coming weekend have not been announced. This is why publicists for the “Suffragette” film are urging theatergoers to see the film as soon as it’s advertised for the opening weekend. Early attendance drives the box office receipts higher and increases the probability that the production will be seen in more places or be shown for extended periods of time.
QUOTES FROM SOME OF THE FILM’S PRINCIPALS:
Sarah Gavron: “With the right to vote comes representation and when the Suffragettes finally secured that in England beginning in 1918, laws changed. Women were allowed to have parental rights, to sit on juries, to become solicitors. We must all remember that without representation there will most likely be no legislation to help the people who aren’t represented — men, women, and children facing oppression in their states and countries.”
Ben Whishaw: “Having to sometimes go against the herd, affirming ‘This is what I believe in’ – that is always relevant for not only women but for men, for everyone.”
Brendan Gleeson: “Suffragette advances the notion that by liberating women we liberate everybody, while acknowledging that there will always be a cost in human terms.”
Anne-Marie Duff: “This is the time to tell the suffragettes’ story. There are countries whose regimes diminish women, and countries where there is a terrifying preoccupation with external appearances rather than with women who are achievers.”
Helena Bonham Carter: “Around the world, there are still glass ceilings for women. This is a subject we must continue to talk about.”
Meryl Streep: “The full measure of our equality as human beings has yet to be gained across the world as well as here at home. I think it will shock people that this was London in 1912-1913, and how hard won the vote is. I don’t think any young woman who sees Suffragette can conscientiously sit out any election after seeing how people suffered to give her the right to decide her own future.”
Carey Mulligan: “There is a general apathy towards voting, especially among younger people, despite so many voices being heard online. So for them to see the dedication, hard work, determination, passion, and grief that went into achieving equality in a voting system is important.”
Photographs from the “Suffragette” film: Courtesy Focus Features.
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