Teri Chmilar

1992, 30:00 minutes, colour, English


The powerful experience of giving birth is uniquely individual. No two stories are the same. Birthdays is five such accounts from mothers and fathers. The narratives range from sharing the celebration of birth to the resolution of feelings from a negative experience. They derive from emotional, spiritual and politically motivated encounters. The amount of, or lack of, intervention during this significant life event characterizes and shapes these very personal testimonials.

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