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by Aideen Kane, Lucy Kennedy, Maeve O'Boyle


The 8th tells the story of Irish women and their fight to overturn one of the most restrictive laws on abortion in the world. After a 35-year struggle the pro-choice side have to radically shift tactics to try and bring this historically conservative electorate over the line.

international title: The 8th
original title: The 8th
country: United States, Ireland
year: 2020
genre: documentary
directed by: Aideen Kane, Lucy Kennedy, Maeve O'Boyle
film run: 94'
cinematography by: Matt Leigh, Aidan Maguire, Laura McGann, Esme Pum McNamee, Michael O'Donovan
film editing: Jordan Montminy, Maeve O'Boyle
music: Sarah Caitriona Lynch
producer: Aideen Kane, Lucy Kennedy, Alan Maher, Maeve O'Boyle
co-producer: John Wallace
executive producer: Abigail Disney, Jess Kwan, Lesley Mckimm, Amy Nauiokas, Gini Reticker
production: Cowtown Pictures, Sitric Road, Black Tabby Films (US)
backing: Screen Ireland (IE)

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