4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days: The Importance of Choice

With the recent challenges to abortion laws and availability in the United States, we cannot forget the importance of having access to safe, legal abortions. What women must suffer through to procure an illegal abortion is appalling, and is wonderfully depicted in the 2007 Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days, directed by Cristian Mungiu. The films follows Otilia (Anamaria Marinca), a young woman who helps her roommate Gabita (Laura Vasiliu) procure an illegal abortion from a man named Bebe (Vlad Ivanov) during Nicolae Ceausescu’s Communist regime. Read More 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days: The Importance of Choice