Ask For Jane Directed
Rachel Carey USA / 2018 / 1:48 minutes World Premiere
Times and Venues:
Orpheum Theater SAUGERTIES
Based on real events, Ask for Jane tells the story of a group of young college women who developed an underground abortion network that helped over 11,000 women get illegal abortions in Chicago between 1969 and 1973.
Rachel Carey is a writer and filmmaker based in New York City. Recent projects as writer/director include the 1-hour tv pilot "Takers," which won an award for Best Actress at Seriesfest in 2016 and continues to play at festivals nationwide, including the 2017 Hoboken International Film Festival, where it was nominated for "Best Television Pilot." She has directed several short films and music videos that have won multiple awards, and her novel Debt was optioned to be turned into a tv series for ABC Family by Calamity Jane, Ellen Pompeo's production company. She has an MFA in film directing from NYU and is a member of NYWIFT.
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