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
Take the Dreamtest Jennifer Hall Lee made these films in 2003 out of frustration that women's rights over their bodies was still a political issue in the United States. In "The Dream Test" the woman in this film is the essence of a 1950s era caucasian woman with all the comforts of a good home. Given that abortion was illegal when this archival film was originally shot she stated to have found it fascinating t...
Short Film 1 min
2003
USA

Topic: Abortion
Keep it legal The short film deals with the legality of abortion, birth control and contraception in the United States and the American government's anti-abortion policy.
Short Film 1 min
2003
USA

Topic: Abortion
Abortion Now the Christian Union is in the Cabinet, the abortion is back in the public debate. But once there was no law, and abortion was the work of shadowy profiteers in backstreets and idealistic doctors who risked prison. Other times over the knitting needle era.
Report 25 min
2007
Netherlands

Topic: Abortion
Sophiiiie! Sophie (Katharina Schuttler) is in the arms of her boyfriend Manu (Alexander Beyer) for an unidentified crisis in her life. As the consoling takes a turn toward intimacy, Sophie tears herself away from Manu, takes his motorcycle, and races maniacally toward downtown Hamburg. Henceforth, Sophie spends an evening narrowly escaping various dangerous situations, ranging from sexually provoking a gr...
Film 108 min
2003
Germany

Topic: Abortion
Within 3o years The demand of the women’s movement for the right to abortion at the end of the 1960s led to an impassioned controversy and heated discussions with irreconcilable standpoints. The film is a political and social documentation, based on archive footage from the French Swiss Broadcasting Service (TSR).
50 min
2008
Switzerland

Topic: Abortion
Abortion Democracy This documentary feature explores and contrasts changes in Poland and South Africa regarding abortion laws and their impact on the lives of women.

In the 90's, Poland banned abortion due to the increasing influence of the Catholic Church after the fall of communism; around the same time South Africa legalized it, reforming the health system after the fall of apartheid.

The film reveals h...
Documentary 50 min
2008
Polen/South Africa

Topic: Abortion
Argentina's illegal abortions Abortion is illegal in Argentina, and leaves many women struggling to find access to safe procedures.
In Argentina, some 400 women die due to botched back street abortions every year.
Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires
Report 3 min
2008
Argentina

Topic: Abortion
High Impact Litigation in Colombia: the unconstitutionality of abortion In April 2005, Women's Link Worldwide launched a bold and innovative challenge to the Constitutional Court of Colombia, asking the judges to liberalize the country's abortion law, which outlawed the procedure under all circumstances.
Women's Link Worldwide's video explores the process of filing the lawsuit and the debate surrounding it.

On May 10, 2006 the Constitutional Court issued a hist...
16 min
2006
Colombia

Topic: Abortion
Discrimination and Denial: Abortion Law in Northern Ireland Under the 1967 Abortion Act, a woman in London has the right to an abortion if two doctors say the pregnancy is a risk to her physical or mental health or if there's a foetal abnormality. This short documentary explains just how different the situation is in Northern Ireland.
Documentary 12 min
2009
Northern Ireland

Topic: Abortion