Attendees from all over the world may access any of our Call-to-Action Conversations from the 2020 rePRO Film Festival for free, below.
Featuring storytellers and activists and allies, these discussions are an essential part of our mission and are designed to spotlight the creators who dare to tell the stories about reproductive rights, to showcase the courageous advocates and to empower us all.
Keynote Dr. Kathleen Tarr, Sunday, August 16, 2:00pm EDT/1:00pm CDT
Getting Played Symposium founder Kathleen Tarr, JD introduces the final day of Mama Film’s rePRO Film Festival with a keynote emphasizing the entertainment industry’s influence over societal narratives, particularly the right to choose whether to continue a pregnancy.
Day 1: rePRO Justice for Women of Color – Wednesday, August 12
5:00pm EDT / 4:00pm CDT –
rePRO Justice for Women of Color:
A Call-to-Action Conversation to amplify the reproductive healthcare injustices faced by women of color.
Moderator: Zsanai Epps, Special Projects Manager, Black Women’s Health Imperative Speaker: Erika Cohn, Director, Belly of the Beast Speaker: Christen Marquez, Producer, Belly of the Beast Speaker: Angela Tucker, Producer, Belly of the Beast
Day 2: Believe Me, It’s My Body – Thursday, August 13
Moderator: Alison Mariella Désir, Founder, Harlem Run and Run 4 All Women Speaker: Isabella Wing-Davey, Director, Stand Still Speaker: Michelle Bonnard, Writer/Actor, Stand Still Speaker: Zoë Tapper,Writer/Actor, Stand Still Speaker: Sarah Post, LCSW, Founder, The Village Perinatal Network
8:00pm EDT / 7:00pm CDT –
A Call-to-Action Conversation that examines the growing system of laws that infringes on a pregnant woman’s bodily autonomy.
Films: Personhood, 62 Days
Speaker: Giulia Gandini, Director, My Time Speaker: Arielle Goldman, Writer/Director, Day One Speaker: Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, Lawyer/Author/Co-Founder, Period Equity Speaker: Lynette Medley, Founder, No More Secrets
5:00pm EDT / 4:00pm CDT – Gender Spectrum Lens:
A Call-to-Action Conversation to demand equity in healthcare services for people of all genders.
Moderator: Amber Tamblyn, Writer/Actor/Activist Speaker: Melisa Resch, Director, The Line Speaker: Janet Goldwater, Director, Abortion Helpline, This is Lisa Speaker: Kira Dane, Writer/Director/Producer, Mizuko
rePRO will present the inaugural Luminous Uterus* ChangemakeHER Award to actress and activist Martha Plimpton, for her work in fighting for women’s reproductive rights as the president/co-founder for A Is For…, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing reproductive rights and ending the stigma against abortion care. Plimpton will be the first recipient of this award, which recognizes an exceptional individual who has provided a significant contribution towards the fight for women’s reproductive healthcare, including education, awareness and activism. Moderated by Ariana DeBose, Actor, A is For Board Member