Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It

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Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It

Over a 70+ year career, Rita Moreno defied both relentless racism and her humble upbringing to become a celebrated and beloved actor, one of the rare EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) Award Winners of our time. Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It illuminates the humor and the grace of Moreno, as well as lesser-known struggles faced on her path to stardom, including pernicious Hollywood sexism and abuse, a toxic relationship with Marlon Brando, and serious depression a year before she emerged an Oscar winner. Moreno’s talent and resilience triumphed over adversity as she broke barriers, fought for representation, and forged a path for new generations of artists.

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

"This archive-rich bio is a candid sit-down with a national treasure."
David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter
"Mariem Pérez Riera has perfectly captured an American icon at the moment we need her the most."
Norman Gidney, Film Threat


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