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Hari Nef & Lena Dunham Narrate New Planned Parenthood Mini-Doc

Hari Nef & Lena Dunham Narrate New Planned Parenthood Mini-Doc

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Featuring Mindy Kaling, Meryl Streep & America Ferrera. 

Planned Parenthood released this week a mini-documentary on Now This Her, co-directed by Lena Dunham, that chronicles the first 100 years of the organization's history. A host of celebrities narrate the clip, including Hari Nef, Mindy Kaling, Meryl Streep, America Ferrera and Jennifer Lawrence.

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The film starts by profiling activist Margaret Sanger at the beginning of the birth control movement, and continues onto everything from Roe vs. Wade to the Hyde amendment, which restricted the use of federally funded health insurance for abortions.

The Girls actress' colorful doc combines illustrations with historical images, revealing the backstory of how Planned Parenthood became the organization we know (and love) today. With our President-Elect's inauguration this week, it debuts at a perfect time, encouraging viewers to fight for imperiled reproductive rights under a Trump administration.

"We have a saying during times of adversity at Planned Parenthood," the video ends, "These doors stay open." Watch the mini-doc in full, below.

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