Dr. Hern in "After Tiller."
Fresh of its Sundance run, the third-trimester abortion documentary "After Tiller" has landed a North American home at Oscilloscope Laboratories. The feature film debut of Martha Shane and Lana Wilson will next screen at the True/False Film Festival. Oscilloscope plans a nationwide theatrical release, followed by VOD, digital and home releases.
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O-Scope’s Dan Berger and David Laub said in a statement, "Martha and Lana have created a moving and unique exploration of one of the most incendiary topics of our time, and they’ve done so in an informative, thought-provoking, and compassionate way. We were so impressed with their ability to present such a controversial issue with such respect and complexity, allowing the film to resonate equally for people both for and against the procedure."
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The film was written by Shane, Wilson, and Greg O’Toole and produced by Shane and Wilson. David Laub and Dan Berger of O-scope negotiated the deal with Cinetic Media on behalf of the filmmakers.