Abortion Helpline, This Is Lisa

USA | 2019 | 13 min. | Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater, Mike Attie

April 8 - 18, 2021

Couselors at a Philadelphia abortion helpline answer nonstop calls from women seeking to end a pregnancy but can’t afford the procedure.

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  • Director: Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater, Mike Attie
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2019
  • Running Time: 13 min.
  • Producer: Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater, Mike Attie
  • Cinematographers: Mike Attie
  • Editors: Valerie Keller, Sharon Mullally
  • Music: Timothy Day
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: English

This film is playing as a part of Fly So Far

After serving ten years behind bars for her miscarriage, considered by her government to be an act of aggravated murder, Teodora Vásquez becomes a spokesperson for the other 16 Salvadoran women behind bars for the same “crime” in this story of sorority, resilience, and solidarity.

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