“These young women will stay with you long after the film ends.” - Noëlle D. Lilley, Chicago Reader
“Becomes a story of survival, resourcefulness, and friendship as the two girls navigate two days in the city with no place to stay and very little money. It's downright Dickensian.” - Max Weiss, Baltimore Magazine
Monday, December 12 at 6pm | Faced with an unintended pregnancy and little support, teenage Autumn and her cousin Skylar travel from rural Pennsylvania to New York City so that she can receive an abortion. Hittman’s unwavering portrait of body autonomy, friendship and compassion is even more poignant two years after it was released - a delicate and essential story of a woman’s right to choose.
50/50 Series: The Film Center celebrates our 50th anniversary with 50/50, a year-long series presenting a film from each year we’ve been open, Monday nights at 6:00PM. From films that hold significance to the Film Center’s history, to films that were cultural touch points in a particular year, from art house favorites to locally connected stories, 50/50 invites audiences to steep themselves in a history of cinema. View full series here.
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