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God, Church, Pills and Condoms

Directed by Fritz Kohle
Produced by Arleen Cuevas
This is the story of a Filipin teenage mother and a controversial family planning law.

Overview

Genre
Human Interest and Human Rights
Synopsis

God, Church, Pills and Condoms is a documentary about the controversial debate over the passing of the reproductive health care bill in the Philippines. The Philippines is predominantly Catholic and it has become a contentious social issue from religious groups, non-government organizations and people from all walks of life. The documentary aims to to find out why hearts and minds of Filipinos are so split over this basic piece of legislation. In the Philippines, the use of condoms and pills are frowned upon and sex education in schools a hotly debated topic. Teenage pregnancies and stillbirth take their toll among young mothers. 'The Truth about the RH Bill' proposes drastic changes in the way health care and family planning support is provided in the Philippines.

Stage
finished
Running time
29 minutes

Credits

  • Fritz Kohle ... Director
  • Arleen Cuevas ... Producer
  • Fritz Kohle ... Editor

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Tiny LIttle Doclab
Country
Netherlands
Years of Production
2012

Distribution Details

Release year
2012
Language
English, Filipino

Photos

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