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January 23, 2018

Renee Tajima-Peña discusses her interdisciplinary Emmy-nominated documentary, No Más Bebés, and shares what she learned while helping tell the story of women involved in the little-known reproductive justice case, Madrigal v. Quiligan.

No Más Bebés tells the story of Latinas who were sterilized shortly after giving birth at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the 1970s. What inspired you to make this documentary?

I came of age during the...

April 25, 2017

Through Irja Lloyd and Lucille Alpert's wit, compassion, and insight, Sunset Story—which is produced by Caroline Libresco & Eden Wurmfeldreveals the complexities and realities of growing old and how to think about aging and death. Here we speak to the Director, Laura Gabbert, as she shares how she formed an unexpected relationship with two of its most outspoken and charming members in this character-driven documentary.

What drew you to this particu...

April 11, 2017

Virginia Espino discusses how she discovered her hometown's dark history of forced sterilization in grad school and how life lead her to make her first documentary about the untold injustice with Renee Tajima-Peña, which continues to add to the ongoing conversation of reproductive justice.  


 

Can you share some of your personal story and how growing up in LA influenced you and the research work you do? 



It’s an LA story, the sterilizations too...

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