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Taking on an off-limits topic: 12TH & DELAWARE

By rania | Week of Wonders June 14, 2010 at 8:59AM

Taking on an off-limits topic: 12TH & DELAWARE

Hollywood trembled and referred to it as "shmabortion" in Knocked Up, but HBO dives headlong into the topic of women's reproductive rights in 12th & Delaware. The film kicked off the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on Friday at the Walter Reade, and will air on HBO on August 2. In this powerful must-see film, co-directors Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing maintained a neutral stance as they observed the comings and goings at an abortion clinic and the anti-abortion organization that opened up across the street.

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