“Happening”: a young woman’s fight for an abortion in 1960s France

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Inspired by a novelistic memoir from author Annie Ernaux, “Happening” recounts the predicament of a young woman who decides to terminate an unwanted pregnancy despite the legal and social hurdles that stand in her way.

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