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Period: The End of Menstruation?

  • Maysles Cinema 343 Lenox Ave New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Period: The End of Menstruation?
Dir. Giovanna Chesler, USA, 2005, 53m, Documentary
As millions of women and girls take shots and pills to stop their periods, Period: The End of Menstruation? explores the cultural and medical side effects of menstrual suppression.

Preceded by

Vivian: A Period Piece
Dir. Aimee Dixon, USA, 2002, 23m, Narrative
Erin struggles to balance her life between law school and her relationship. However, she is repeatedly interrupted and overwhelmed by a visit from her monthly friend, Vivian.

Screening followed by Q&A with directors, Aimee Dixon and Giovanna Chesler, and reception