The Law / La Loi
by Christian Faure
2015 – France – 90 min

Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic
March 24 | 1:15 p.m
March 27 | 7:30 p.m

This taut courtroom drama recounts the true story of Simone Veil, France’s tenacious health minister under Valéry Giscard d'Estaing who led a groundbreaking campaign to legalize abortion in the fall of 1974. In the face of fierce resistance from the opposition party, the Catholic Church, and scathing personal and anti-Semetic attacks, Veil continued to intensify her efforts to upend society’s dangerous misconceptions about abortion and a woman’s right to choose. 

This event is part of the Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival (NVJFF).

Get your ticket here.

In French with English subtitles.

Angelika Film Center 2911 District Ave, Fairfax, VA 22031

The Law

When
03/24/2017
Where
Angelika Film Center
2911 District Ave, Fairfax, VA 22031
The Law

The Law / La Loi
by Christian Faure
2015 – France – 90 min

Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic
March 24 | 1:15 p.m
March 27 | 7:30 p.m

This taut courtroom drama recounts the true story of Simone Veil, France’s tenacious health minister under Valéry Giscard d'Estaing who led a groundbreaking campaign to legalize abortion in the fall of 1974. In the face of fierce resistance from the opposition party, the Catholic Church, and scathing personal and anti-Semetic attacks, Veil continued to intensify her efforts to upend society’s dangerous misconceptions about abortion and a woman’s right to choose. 

This event is part of the Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival (NVJFF).

Get your ticket here.

In French with English subtitles.