There will be a post-screening Q&A with one of the surviving doctors working at Dr. Tillers Wichita Clinic, Dr. Shelly Sella.
Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller, America’s best-known late-term abortion medic, only four surviving doctors continue this work under regular pressure and threat from pro-life campaigners.
While the protestors picket outside their clinics, inside these doctors meet couples and listen with compassion as they make agonizing decisions. Martha Shane and Lana Wilson sensitively and unobtrusively follow the interactions in a way that encourages the audience to make up their own mind about the subject but challenges them not to judge.
An understated yet incredibly moving film about a controversial topic that is full of compassion for its subjects and the hard choices they must make.
“Well contextualized and sensitively shot with extraordinary access, the pic reflects the personal, moral and ethical struggles of the doctors as well as their patients, and deserves the widest possible audience.” Variety
This film is showing as part of the IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2013, Documentary Film Festival (September 26th – 29th).
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