That’s One Small Step The year is 1969, a man has just landed on the moon but abortion in Canada is still illegal. Veronica is a conservative cop who fakes a pregnancy to gain evidence on a doctor performing underground abortions. She’s just about to make the arrest of a lifetime when a pregnant girl barges in desperate for help. The dramatic encounter with a dying girl gives her a change of heart.
Short Film 20 min
2017
Canada

Topic: Abortion
Abortions: Stories from North to South Each year, an estimated 30 to 55 million women throughout the world obtain induced abortions. More than half of these abortions are illegal and an estimated 84,000 of them result in death. This cross-cultural survey shows how abortion transcends race, religion and social class, and how differences in the practice and perception of abortion are mainly in the degree of secrecy and danger accompan...
Documentary 55 min
1984
Canada

Topic: Abortion
Children of the Decree http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117929013.html?categoryid=31&cs=1

Florin Iepan's startling docu "Children of the Decree" explores the plight of women under Romanian strongman Nicolae Ceaucescu's infamous Decree 770, which banned birth control and abortion. In his single-minded push to repopulate the nation with millions of little "new men" destined for greatness, Ceaucescu adopted ever more...
Documentary 68 min
2004
Canada Romania Germany

Topic: Abortion and Contraception
Abortion: Stories of Choice One out of three Canadian and American women will have an abortion at least once in their lifetime. For most of them it's a secret. This Sextv half-hour special shares the personal stories of women who chose to break the silence and shame surrounding abortion.
Documentary 30 min
2007
Canada

Topic: Abortion
The Abortion Wars: The Rise of Crisis Pregnancy Centers Crisis pregnancy centers have been around for a few decades, but with over 30 million dollars of funding from the Bush Administration, they are on the rise and increasingly becoming medicalized. There are now over 4,000 of these Christian-based anti-abortion counseling clinics in the U.S. and 200 in Canada -- far out-numbering abortion clinics. This Sextv special goes into two out-spoken U.S. p...
Report 27 min
2007
Canada

Topic: Abortion
Democracy on Trial: The Morgentaler Affair Canadian physician Dr Morgentaler’s fight for legal and safe abortions between 1970 and 1976 and its serious legal consequences for him form the centre of Democracy on a Trial: The Morgentaler Affair. This compelling docudrama demonstrates the complexity of this case, which began with the demand for a Canadian abortion law and turned into an explosive civil rights case. Dr Morgentaler’s commitm...
Documentary 58 min
1984
Canada

Topic: Abortion