Jane on Video
Kate Kirtz and Nell Lundy released Jane: An Abortion Service
with support from the Independent Television Service and the Corporation
for Public Broadcasting.
on extensive research and numerous interviews with both Jane volunteers
and clients, it is a powerful tribute to the people who defied this
nation's oppressive abortion laws in the dark days before the Roe
vrs. Wade Supreme Court decision.
Dorothy Fadiman released From Danger to Dignity: The Fight for
Safe Abortion. Part of a three part series on the history of abortion
called From the Back Alleys to the Supreme Court and Beyond,
it features interviews with Jane leaders Ruth Surgal and Jody Parsons.
Danger to Dignity places Jane within the larger political movement
for reproductive rights and explores other "abortion underground"
groups and individuals.The video has recently been translated into
Jane: An Abortion
From Danger to Dignity:
The Fight for Safe Abortion
Media distributes all the videos in the trilogy . They also
have study guides and outreach material available if you would like
to organize a screening.
Reproductive Rights and Health Center has very complete descriptions
of all three films in the trilogy as well as a conversation with filmmaker
at Albany has a web audio adaptation of the trilogy. You will
need the RealMedia Player which is available HERE.