Magazine article Screen International

Sundance: Thousands Brave Poor Weather to Join March on Main

Magazine article Screen International

Sundance: Thousands Brave Poor Weather to Join March on Main

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Marchers resisted the snow and low temperatures to bear placards in support of women's rights, the environment and healthcare as a strong anti-Donald Trump sentiment rippled through the crowd. At time of writing there had been no arrests.

The march was one of 350 sister events across the US and 20 countries in conjunction with the huge Women's March On Washington on the first day of the 45th US president's term of office.

"Hello all you pussies!" actress Mara Bello told the assembled Park City crowd. "When they punch you in the pussy, punch them back with your pussy power."

Bello's comments drew prolonged cheers and were in reference to Trump's notorious 2005 remarks about groping women that came to light late last year.

#MarchOnMain organising committee member Chelsea Handler led the march and was joined by Salt Lake City mayor Jackie Biskupski, Aisha Tyler, and Mary McCormack. …

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