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“Wealth is your chil­dren, be­cause they carry your blood­line,” says Navajo Jean White­horse, left cul­tur­ally im­pov­er­ished by forced ster­il­i­sa­tion after the birth of her first child. Di­rec­tor Lorna Tucker (West­wood) un­der­lines the dark truths be­hind the pop­u­la­tion con­trol pro­grammes of ’60s Amer­ica, while de­mand­ing a for­mal apol­ogy for Na­tive Amer­i­can vic­tims. A low-key but thought­ful doc. Chris Schilling

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