NYU “The Janes” Virtual Screening + Discussion

Join NYU for a free virtual screening of The Janes!

Date: Friday, February 3rd
Time: 5 PM ET
Platform: Zoom
Cost to attend: Free


THE JANES (2022, 101 min, Dirs: Tia Lessin, Emma Pildes)

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 & Television).


NYU Co-Sponsors: Anthropology, Center for Religion and Media, Cinema Studies, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

February 3 @ 5:00pm
5:00 pm — 8:00 pm (3h)

Free Virtual Q and A



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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.