A Quiet Inquisition

November 8, 2015 (Sunday) / 2:00 pm

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

A Quiet Inquisition

Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films

The films in this year's Penn Museum Second Sunday Series are curated around the theme of gender & considering the role that gender/identity plays across many cultures.
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A Quiet Inquisition
(Holen Sabrina Kahn, Alessandra Zeka, 2014, 66 min)

Introduction by Tali Ziv, Anthropology, Penn.
Speakers: The filmmakers in conversation with Roseanna Dent, History and Sociology of Science, Penn.

At a public hospital in Managua, Nicaragua, a doctor contends with the harrowing implications of a new law that bans all abortion, even in cases of rape, incest, or to save a woman’s life.