Personhood

In this exploration of the rise of state laws that protect fetal rights at the expense of the rights of pregnant women, Personhood tells the story of Tamara Loertscher, a rural Wisconsin mother who was jailed after telling her doctor about her occasional drug use and her fight to overturn Wisconsin''s Unborn Child Protection Act.

  • Jo Ardinger
  • 79 minutes
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About Athena Film Festival

The Athena Film Festival at Barnard College in New York City, is a weekend of inspiring films that tell the extraordinary stories of fierce and fearless women leaders. Over the last ten years, the Festival has welcomed more than 35,000 people from all over the world to 200+ screenings of narratives, documentaries, and shorts that feature diverse stories of ambition, courage, and resilience.