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The Janes (2022, 101 min, Dirs: Tia Lessin, Emma Pildes)

The Janes (2022, 101 min, Dirs: Tia Lessin, Emma Pildes)

a film screening and discussion with filmmakers Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes with Dr. Wendy Chavkin; moderated by Katie Chambers

February 3, 2023, Friday, 5 pm ET

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This award-winning documentary chronicles the pre-Roe v. Wade era when young female activists who called themselves ‘Jane’ built an underground network for women with unwanted pregnancies, providing safe, low-cost illegal abortions to an estimated 11,000 women. Post-screening discussion: filmmakers Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes with Dr. Wendy Chavkin, Columbia/Mailman School of Public Health; co-founder, Global Doctors for Choice. Moderator: Katie Chambers (New York Women in Film & TV).

Organized by the NYU Center for Media, Culture, & History. Co-sponsored by the NYU Department of Anthropology; Center for Religion & Media; Cinema Studies; and Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT, PLEASE CONTACT THE NYU CENTER FOR MEDIA, CULTURE, & HISTORY.

Date

Feb 03 2023
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Time

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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Organizer

Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU
Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU
Phone
212-998-3759
Email
cmch.info@nyu.edu
Website
https://wp.nyu.edu/cmch/
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