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MOTHERHOOD by CHOICE, NOT CHANCE (29 min.)

The stories in this film are drawn from the most engaging moments of The Abortion Rights Trilogy. The film brings alive the history of the struggle for women’s reproductive rights in the United States and the chilling facts about the threat to those rights. Intimate interviews reveal the passion of people who moved abortion from the danger of the back alleys to a safe, legal choice. The Spanish version has an introduction by Dolores Huerta.

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The Abortion Rights Trilogy:
FROM the BACK-ALLEYS to the SUPREME COURT & BEYOND

When Abortion Was Illegal: Untold Stories (28 min.)

This Academy Award-nominated film features compelling first person accounts which reveal the physical, legal, and emotional consequences during the era when abortion was a criminal act.

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From Danger to Dignity: The Fight for Safe Abortion (58 min.)

This film combines rare archival footage with present-day interviews to weave together two parallel stories: the evolution of underground networks to help women find safe abortions outside the law and the intensive efforts of activists and legislators who broke the silence and changed the laws.

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The Fragile Promise of Choice: Abortion in the U.S. Today (57 min.)

Recently updated to include current statistics!

As a result of restrictive legislation, cutbacks in funding, and sieges of harassment and violence, access to legal abortion is declining. This film examines how these conditions have affected the lives of providers and the women who seek their services.

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