Abortion: Stories Women Tell Reviews

March 30, 2017
Ms. Tragos passes no overt judgment; the judgment lies in the juxtaposition of stories, and storytellers.
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.