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After Tiller (2013)

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After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
George Tiller George Tiller ... Self (archive footage) (as Dr. George Tiller)
Warren Hern Warren Hern ... Self (as Dr. Warren Hern)
Leroy Carhart Leroy Carhart ... Self (as Dr. LeRoy Carhart)
Susan Robinson Susan Robinson ... Self (as Dr. Susan Robinson)
Shelly Sella Shelly Sella ... Self (as Dr. Shelly Sella)
Edna Hern Edna Hern ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Scott Belt Scott Belt ... Self (City Council member) (archive footage)
Lynne Branigan Lynne Branigan ... Self (City Council member) (archive footage)
Jon Bruning Jon Bruning ... Self (Nebraska Attorney General) (archive footage) (as John Bruning)
Melissa Head Melissa Head ... Self (City Council member) (archive footage)
Rachel Maddow ... Self (on Rachel Maddow Show) (archive footage)
Rob McCartney Rob McCartney ... Self (local news anchor) (archive footage)
Bill O'Reilly ... Self (archive footage)
Brandi Petersen Brandi Petersen ... Self (local news anchor) (archive footage)
Todd Stave Todd Stave ... Self (as Todd Staver)
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After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves between the rapidly unfolding stories of these doctors, all of whom were close colleagues of Dr. Tiller, and are fighting to keep this service available in the wake of his death. These four people have become the new number-one targets of the pro-life movement, yet continue to risk their lives every day to do work that many believe is murder, but which they believe is profoundly important for their patients' lives. AFTER TILLER shows them confronting harassment from protesters, challenges in their personal lives, and a series of tough ethical decisions. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving abortion, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Courageous doctors, courageous directors
21 May 2013 | by ifasmilecanhelpSee all my reviews

Having read about this very interesting documentary, I'll put a stone for it.

I think it must take a lot of courage, especially in the USA, to make and practice

anything that is not mostly well admitted/appreciated by the people or the law of

the different states legalization, especially anything that helps freedom

of personal decision or freedom of thinking.

The reasons come from the fact that in USA, a lot of people who are "free thinkers"

have unfortunately a big chance to fall under the bullet of any madman, or

any big power/industry/political leaders rented shot man,

whom they are against or interfering their "easy business".

It comes also because to get any lethal weapon is just as easy as to buy bread !

USA is a democracy, that is correct, yes, but in many ways it's like it is not !

The pressure of television, churches and big lobbies is so strong, that in

practice it almost annihilates the democratic system, many times, by the sideway...

The democracy, obviously in itself is not the problem, but what it let allow,

I mean put a blame on a big spot, because it makes sell news !

Political opponents and free thinkers are killed anywhere on this planet, that's

true too, but for a democracy as is USA supposed to be, something goes wrong !

Apart that, my rating goes to the freedom of thinking,

because I yet didn't see the documentary.

I rated it, because quoting Martin Niemöller poem :

"When the Nazis came for the communists, I did not say anything, I was not a Communist.

When they imprisoned socialists I did not say anything, I was not a socialist.

When they came for the trade unionists, I did not say anything, I was not a trade unionist.

When they came for me there was no one left to protest."

is the only way I can express my concerns about Freedom !

Therefore > courageous doctors and courageous directors :-)

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