Screening of VESSEL TBA in July

TBA in July
Revolution Books
suggested donation $5-$10

Vessel documents the story of a young doctor, Rebecca Gomperts, who is  horrified by the realities created by anti-abortion laws around the world, and feels compelled to challenge this.  Her method: to provide abortions on a ship in offshore waters.

Her project, Women on Waves, faces governmental, religious, and military blockades.  But with each setback comes a more refined mission, until Rebecca realizes that she can use new technologies to bypass law - and train women to give themselves safe abortions using WHO-sanctioned protocols with pills.

We witness the creation of an underground network of emboldened, informed activists, working at the cutting edge of global reproductive rights, who trust women to handle abortion themselves.

Vessel premiered at South by Southwest Film Festival in 2014, winning the Audience Award for Documentary in Competition and a Special Jury Award for Political Courage, and has gone on to screen at over 230 festivals and community screenings worldwide to much acclaim.

We are showing this film in preparation for's "Summer 2015 - Take Patriarchy by Storm" campaign.  Join us and get involved!

Listen to Michael Slate's interviews with the director of "Vessel" and two young women from StopPatriarchy.