Following the lives of abortion health care providers in the southern United States, Trapped reveals the ways in which recent legislation changes at best encroach on health workers’ ability to care for patients and at worst lead to the closure of clinics.
Director Dawn Porter embarked on the project when she heard the state of Mississippi had only one such clinic left, and along the way found many warm and courageous health workers who feature in the film.
Hanan Dirya’s short Our Right To Choose will preceed.
This screening is part of WANDA, a four day feminism and moving image event and the first of its kind in Belfast. The event will include film screenings, talks, performances and panel discussions on subjects relating to feminist moving image practice, and how feminism continues to inform and inspire moving image works of many forms.