Landmark Legislation

The Law directed by Christian Faure (France) 2015 dramatizes the French struggle to legalize abortion.


The Gaullist Minister of Health, Simone Veil, is the key figure in the groundbreaking campaign to establish a safe procedure for ending unwanted pregnancies.

Success depends on a number of factors including s delicate balance of all parties and individuals involved. The stance of the Church and the medical establishment must be reconciled with the demands of Leftists politicians.

Harsh criticism from opponents fueled by emotionally charged arguments threatens to defeat the proposal.

The film screens a final time Sunday 9 August 2015 at the Lakeside Theatre in Oakland during San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 35.

For more information and tickets contact the Jewish Film Institute.

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