As a visionary but conflicted chemist completes his masterpiece - the birth control pill - his scientist daughter must come to terms with her idol’s failures if she wants to follow in his footsteps.
An award-winning screenplay set in 1950s Puerto Rico that explores the politics of progress, the costs of revolution, and the clashing riptides of family and vocation, The Pill is a snapshot of a moment when sex changed forever and a new way of life was born.
More information in this interview with Sloan Science & Film.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award
first prize, $15,000 grant