BIRTH IS A DREAM – MATERNITY IN AFRICA

Director & Producer: Paulo Patruno

2012 | 15 min
DR Congo | Malawi | Uganda
Language: English
Subtitles: English

Every year in Sub-Saharan Africa 200,000 mothers die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth. A great many of these deaths are preventable, when women have access to quality prevention, diagnostic, and treatment services. BIRTH IS A DREAM aims to document and raise awareness about the maternity crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS
SIMA 2013
3rd place – (E)MOTIONS Single Category, 2013 Photo Annual Awards
Honorable Mention – (M)OTIONS Series Category, 2013 Photo Annual Awards
PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR – Humanitarian & Documentary Category, 4th Pollux Awards
Special Mention of the Jury, 4th Pollux Awards


CAMPAIGN & RESOURCES
Birth Is A Dream Film