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Abortion Helpline

At the Philadelphia abortion helpline, counselors field nonstop calls from women and teens who are seeking to end a pregnancy but can’t afford to, illustrating how economic stigma and cruel laws determine who has access to abortion in America.

Women Make Movies | 2020 | 13 minutes

The Allergy Fix

Scientists are attacking food allergies in new and inventive ways, driven by the alarming increase in the number of people, particularly children, who suffer, and can die, from them.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 44 minutes

The Angry Heart

Spotlights the modern epidemic of heart disease in the African-American community

The Fanlight Collection | 2001 | 57 minutes

The Antibiotic Hunters

Scientists are hunting urgently for new antibiotics -- a challenge that is taking them to some remote and unusual places.

Bullfrog Films | 2015 | 44 minutes

Atomic Homefront

ATOMIC HOMEFRONT shines an urgent and devastating light on the lasting toxic effects that nuclear waste can have on communities.

Women Make Movies | 2018 | 96 minutes

Backfired

Investigates the largest auto scam in the world, tracing VW's deliberate installation of defeat devices in their diesel cars to circumvent California and US vehicle emissions standards.

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 61 minutes

A Better Man

From Executive Producer Sarah Polley, A BETTER MAN follows a series of intimate conversations between a woman and her former boyfriend when she confronts him about their history of domestic abuse.

Women Make Movies | 2017 | 79 minutes

The Body Beautiful

This bold, stunning exploration of a white mother who undergoes a radical mastectomy and her Black daughter who embarks on a modeling career reveals the profound effects of body image and the strain of racial and sexual identity on their charged, intensely loving bond

Women Make Movies | 1992 | 23 minutes

Can Condoms Kill?

Investigates the Catholic Church's allegationthat condoms are unreliable and ineffective in preventing the transmission of HIV.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 45 minutes

Cheshire, Ohio

Follows a community devastated by coal, starting with American Electric Power's buyout and bulldozing of this Ohio River town, after exposing them to years of harmful emissions.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 75 minutes