The 8th

MKE Film Festival

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THE 8TH traces Ireland’s campaign to remove the 8th Amendment–a constitutional ban on abortion–and shows the country’s transformation from a conservative Catholic state to a more liberal secular society. Including voices from both sides of the debate, but with a primary focus on the dynamic female leaders of the grassroots pro-choice campaign, this is an urgent, cautionary roadmap for progressive reform in a modern era where authoritarianism that resonates well beyond Ireland is on the rise.


About Milwaukee Film

Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences. We operate the magnificent Oriental Theatre, a historic cinema palace committed to high-quality and accessible film and education programming. Since 2009, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival has brought together film fans and filmmakers to celebrate the power of cinema. Our education programs and Cultures & Communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live.

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