SESSION: Saturday 13th August at 12:15pm

For it's 70th-anniversary year, MIFF returns with an expansive program of acclaimed international and Australian cinema, esteemed guests, premieres, galas, talks and special events. See full program here.

Call Jane

(2022, dir. Phyllis Nagy, w/ Elizabeth Banks, Sigourney Weaver, Chris Messina)

Call Jane will finish at approximately 2:24pm.

August 1968, Chicago. Suburban lawyer’s wife Joy learns that if her pregnancy continues, she could die of heart failure. But in Illinois, abortion is considered a felony homicide. Her request for a therapeutic abortion denied, Joy follows the advice of the mysterious flyers hailing anxious women in her predicament: “Call Jane.” Soon, she finds herself drawn into the underground Jane Collective and, with her feminist consciousness awakened, she joins the Janes in helping women end unwanted pregnancies safely. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 3.353.353.353.35(IMDB rating)