Abortion Helpline,
This is Lisa

Director: Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater & Mike Attie
USA / 2019 / 13 min

Last streamed on Tue, Jan 26

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Followed by a discussion with the directors and Jacqueline Ayers, Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy, moderated by filmmaker Lana Wilson.

At the Philadelphia abortion helpline, counselors arrive each morning to the nonstop ring of calls from women and teens who are seeking to end a pregnancy but can’t afford to. In this revealing film, the Grand Jury Prize winner for best short documentary at AFI DOCS in 2020, we learn how economic stigma and cruel legislation determines who in America has access to abortion.

 

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