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Norma Rae

On the BorderLine at Karlovy Vary

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.07.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a temporarily rainy early evening, late in the 48th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic and the partners of New York-based BorderLine Films -- Josh Mond, Antonio Campos and Sean Durkin -- are gathered in the lobby bar of the Grand Hotel Pupp.

Snaps for Elle Woods! Why 'Lady Lawyers' Are Indebted to Legally Blonde's Main Character

Christina Pesoli | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women
Christina Pesoli

I realize Elle is not real, but that doesn't make her contribution to contemporary society any less significant. In order to properly explain my debt of gratitude to this fictional character, a little background is in order.

ReThinking Norma Rae: A Union Icon Falls Fighting the Healthcare Industry

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

We should be thankful that Crystal Lee Sutton's struggle to help the working poor has been immortalized in a film as great as Norma Rae for generations to enjoy and be inspired by.

Crystal Lee Sutton, the Real "Norma Rae," Was a Fighter to the End

Bruce Raynor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bruce Raynor

Our nation lost a great hero and champion of working people. Crystal Lee Sutton was an inspiration to every worker who holds out hope and is prepared to fight for justice and respect at work.

The Lure of Strong Women

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Over the years, movies built on strong female characters have consistently entertained and inspired us. Instinctively, we root for these characters as we do for all non-conformists.