The film Suffragette (2015) is a period drama set in Britain in the early 1910s that tells the story of the fictional suffragette Maud Watts (played by Carey Mulligan) and her growing involvement in the UK’s suffrage movement. The film was released in the United Kingdom on October 12, 2015, and in the U.S. in select theaters on October 23, 2015.
On Friday, October 30, 2015, members of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association appeared in costume at the Landmark E Street Theater in Washington, DC, to promote the film’s opening.
TPSMA Board member Candice Bennett (L) and Chair Nancy Sargeant (R) at Landmark’s E Street Theater, Washington, DC. Photo by Mike Beaty.
TPSMA Chair Nancy Sargeant speaks with a theater guest.
TPSMA Board member Candice Bennett promotes “Suffragette” at E Street Theater, Washington, DC. Photo by Mike Beaty.
TPSMA Social Media Chair, Whitney Stohr, pauses for a selfie in her suffragist attire. Whitney joined other TPSMA members promoting the film “Suffragette” at Landmark’s E Street Theater in Washington, DC, on October 30, 2015.
Group photo snapped by a passerby outside the E Street Theater. (R-L) TPSMA Board member Candice Bennett, Social Media Chair Whitney Stohr, Chair Nancy Sargeant.