Buffalo Jills pay-equity lawsuit hits the movie screen Friday
It was 2014 when a group of former Buffalo Jills filed a lawsuit seeking compensation against their managers, the Buffalo Bills and the NFL. The Jills have not performed since, but the lawsuit remains active in a battle over fair pay and employment practices.
Friday evening at Buffalo's North Park Theatre, that struggle comes to the big screen in a new film called "A Woman's Work: The NFL's Cheerleading Problem." WBFO's Marian Hetherly talked with the director, Yu Gu, who will be at the showing to answer questions from the audience.
Director Yu Gu about the themes of her film
Director Yu Gu talks about how the film got made
Director Yu Gu talks about touring film festivals and what to expect at Buffalo's North Park Theatre