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Memoir of a Veering Storm It is a morning in September. A storm is about to break. A mother drives a girl to school in the morning and picks up a woman at the end of the school day. Anna, a fifteen-year-old girl sneaks out of school, and with the help of her boyfriend, they visit a hospital. There, she has to face an event that will jolt her into adulthood.
Short Film 14 min

Topic: Abortion
Happening A student becomes pregnant and wants to have an abortion - but that is forbidden in France in the 1960s. In her film adaptation of Annie Ernaux's book "The Event," Audrey Diwan tells the story of a young woman's attempt to take control of her own body.
Film 100 min

Topic: Abortion
Lingui An uneducated, hard-working woman in Chad's capital, N'Djamena, emancipates herself from a male society that tells her what to do. She stands by her teenage daughter who wants to terminate her pregnancy, although religion and the law forbid her to do so.
Film 87 min
Belgium Germany France

Topic: Abortion
The legalisation of abortion in New Excerpts from the film "From Danger to Dignity: The Fight for Safe Abortion" by Dorothy Fadiman (1995)
Short Film 3 min

Topic: Abortion
The 8th The 8th tells the story of Irish women and their fight to overturn one of the most restrictive laws on abortion in the world. After a 35-year struggle the pro-choice side have to radically shift tactics to try and bring this historically conservative electorate over the line.
Documentary Film 94 min

Topic: Abortion
INTERRUPTIO Ever since the gynaecologist Kristina Hänel was sentenced to afine for violating §219a StGB by offering abortion services on her website, the debate about reproductive rights in Germany has returned to the spotlight of mainstream political and media debate. In February 2018 a majority in Parliament voted in favour of changing the law. However, the Social Democratic Party (SPD) retracted their …
Short Film 9 min

Topic: Abortion
Ours to Tell “Ours to Tell” is the story of four people who live full and empowered lives because they had the freedom to access abortion. This film comes as women are increasingly denied access to abortion — and as people across the Unites States face an unprecedented assault on the legal right to access it. “Ours to Tell” shows us the world we could and should have — one where all people are able to acces…
Short Film 17 min

Topic: Abortion
A Private Matter True account of Sherri Finkbine, who became the center of controversy in 1962 when she decided to seek an abortion after discovering that the child she was carrying might be deformed by thalidomide.
Film 161 min

Topic: Abortion
Aufbruch in die Freiheit 1971 auf dem Land: Erika Gerlach ist verzweifelt, als der Arzt feststellt: schwanger. Noch ein Baby? Die Frage wird ihre Ehe erschüttern und Erika vor folgenschwere Entscheidungen stellen.
Film 89 min

Topic: Abortion
Terminal A girl and a woman meet in an airport departure gate. Just before they board a plane to Manchester, we witness a private exchange as they share the different reasons that brought them to this moment, and the traumatic journey that awaits them.
Short Film 11 min

Topic: Abortion