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NYWIFT Member Screening: Ask for Jane
19 Nov 2019 @ 07:00pm
Join us for this month’s NYWIFT Member Screening Series showcasing Cait Cortelyou’s Ask for Jane. The team will be available for a Q&A immediately following the screening. The film is based on the true story of The Jane Collective: a secret organization formed to help other women obtain safe and illegal abortions in 1969 Chicago. Operating like a spy network, complete with blindfolds and code names, the Janes help thousands of women – but they can’t hide from the police forever. The screening series provides members with the opportunity to show their work in a theatrical setting. The screening will take place at Anthology Film Archives, followed by networking at a nearby bar.
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