The Misconceptions Of Late-Term Abortion

Yesterday we sat down with Martha Shane and Lana Wilson, the filmmakers behind After Tiller, the new documentary looking at the lives of the only four remaining doctors in the country who have provided third-trimester abortions following the assassination of George Tiller. That event, of course, sparked one of the most compelling reader threads we have ever aired on the Dish: the “It’s So Personal” series, a collection of first-hand accounts of women facing a late-term abortion.

In the following video, the directors discuss how they initially approached the project – much like us, knowing very little about the reality of most women who seek an abortion so late:

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After Tiller is currently playing only in New York, but starting next week it will open in many more cities across the US. Trailer here. Previous Dish coverage of the film here and here.