The seventeen

11 yrs 90 minutes 2021 7.8

One of the world's strictest anti-abortion laws prevails in El-Salvador, where even miscarriage is classified as murder. This affected Teodora Vasquez who, after collapsing at work when she was nine months pregnant, was accused of killing her child, and sentenced to thirty years in prison. The documentary The seventeen (also Fly so far) follows Teodora and her seventeen fellow sisters in prison in their fight to regain their freedom.

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Documentary
Genre: Documentary
Director: Celina Escher
Starring: Las 17, Teodora Vásquez
Country: Sweden, El Salvador
Language: Spanish