Abortion: Stories Women Tell Reviews

September 15, 2017
Told non-judgmentally, all the stories are, in their own way inspirational in their bravery or heart breaking in their reality; sometimes they are both.
August 28, 2017
Abortion: Stories Women Tell is not balanced 50/50, pro/con. Just like the issue of abortion, the documentary and the women embrace a wide range.
March 30, 2017
Ms. Tragos passes no overt judgment; the judgment lies in the juxtaposition of stories, and storytellers.
August 18, 2016
A documentary that honors the ethical complexities of the abortion issue through its presentation of the personal stories of women.
August 12, 2016
Absorbing documentary on the erosion of abortion rights that leads to interrogation of how this could happen with a White House verbally committed to such rights.
August 12, 2016
It's not about merely being even-handed; it's about understanding a complicated issue while reminding viewers that no one, not least those choosing to have an abortion, take it lightly.
August 12, 2016
Some stories are among the most resonant I've heard in a documentary this year.
August 11, 2016
What Ms. Tragos succeeds in illustrating is that if you take away the signs and listen to the stories, there is little difference between women on opposite sides of the debate - at least in the region she covers.
August 11, 2016
The personal and often raw testimony collected from about two dozen women spans the political divide over abortion, providing one of the most complex treatments of the issue.
August 11, 2016
The key to understanding why "Abortion: Stories Women Tell" is a quietly powerful documentary is not the first word in the title but the final three.
August 11, 2016
Stories Women Tell does succeed at what it primarily means to do, which is to take abortion out of the realm of the theoretical and make it more personal.
August 10, 2016
While this well-made film is unlikely to change minds on the controversial issue, by giving women an opportunity to recount their experiences, it should, at the very least, least touch hearts.
August 9, 2016
This doc is a tearjerker, but it's also enraging. Taken together, these stories add up to a larger and deeply troubling narrative about what it's like to be a woman living in America today.
August 8, 2016
Tracy Droz Tragos's documentary examines its titular subject with a compassionate eye for regional detail.