Sunday, June 12, 2011
DVD Review: unPlanned
Media Format: DVD
"Abby Johnson thought she was helping women in crisis. She was about to learn the truth . . . and facing the secrets of her own painful past would be the toughest truth of all. In this documentary based on the book Unplanned, learn how Abby Johnson went from Planned Parenthood clinic director to leading voice for life and women in crisis."
This is the first movie about abortion/pro-life that I have ever watched and I must say it was well done. Unplanned details Abby's Christian upbringing, new experiences and freedom's in college and choices she personally made of whether or not to keep her own child when she was pregnant.
Most of the movie focuses on Abby's work at the Planned Parenthood facility and the work of a pro-life from just down the road. The particular agency that Abby eventually ends up joining made a huge impact on Abby as she was working for PP. The pro-life agency was not a ranting, picketing and condemning group, but faithful and compassionate prayer warriors that wanted to help women going through the tough decisions that come with pregnancy.
This was a great reminder of Christ's love and grace toward me and that "His kindness leads to repentance."
I would recommend this DVD to anyone that is wanting more information about what happens in abortion clinics as well as pro-life facilities. One word of caution: A late term abortion is described in some detail halfway through the movie - this is definitely a pertinent piece of information for this topic, but it is graphic.
4.5 / 5 Stars
Note: I received this DVD free of charge as part of the Tyndale blog network reviewers program.