independent films

Born in Brazil

reviews
In hospital

“One of the best films I’ve ever seen on birth. A documentary tour de force that challenges us all
to look at our obstetrical beliefs.”

Robbie Davis-Floyd, Ph.D.
Author of Birth As An American Rite of Passage

“A beautiful documentary. It is very powerful and presents a discussion of fundamental importance.”

Mario Borgneth, Director of Documentary Programming
TV Cultura Brasil

An interview

“An excellent documentary that shows how lack of information, and health sectors’ internal interests, often undermine the interests of a woman and her children.”

Center for Reproductive Rights

“An affecting look at childbirth in a technologically reliant society.”

Austin American Statesman

Valeria

“Your film was outstanding! It was polished,
humorous, real, sincere, and informative.”

Bridget Brown, Bradley Method Instructor

“It was funny, and refreshingly comfortable to assimilate what birth is really like today.”

Paige Bohlmann, Midwife & Childbirth Educator

“Relevant to North American audiences as well as our South American neighbors.”

A. Cantu, Video Librarian

“This excellent documentary…is a powerful, accessible,
gentle approach to pregnancy and childbirth.”

Sean Knowlton, Media Reviewer, University of Colorado at Boulder