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Freigabe des Schwangerschaftsabbruchs in New York In den USA ist der Abbruch im Prinzip durch eine Grundsatzentscheidung des Obersten Gerichtshofes freigegeben, doch haben die einzelnen Bundesstaaten sehr unterschiedliche Durchführungsbestimmungen bzw. –behinderungen erlassen.
Short Film 3 min
1995
USA

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 thei...
Short Film 9 min
2018
Germany

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 acc...
Short Film 17 min
2020
USA

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
1992
USA

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
2018
Germany

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
2016
Ireland

Topic: Abortion
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
The Traveling Abortion Doctor "The Provider," a documentary by Maya Cueva and Leah Galant, follows traveling abortion provider Dr. Shannon Carr to Dallas, Texas, where she performs legal and safe abortions, despite the vigorous anti-abortion stigma and legislation. This film is part of The Atlantic Selects, a showcase of short documentaries by independent creators and curated by The Atlantic.
Documentary 22 min
2017
USA

Topic: Abortion
The Saints Dreams The short film shows and denounces the radical anti-abortion policy of both the church and the American administration.
Short Film 2 min
2003
USA

Topic: Abortion
Ute Wellstein: Holland cruises As a young woman, Ute Wellstein was committed to the right to abortion. With pregnant women, the medical student took a bus to Holland every week and accompanied the abortions.
Report 5 min
2013
Austria Netherlands

Topic: Abortion