• Directed by Pauline Higgins
  • 2007
  • Documentary filmmaking workshop
  • Family, Health
  • Shooting place : France (Île-de-France)
  • Duration : 19 min
  • Audio : French
  • Subtitles : English


The filmmaker's point of view on what midwives experience today (she was herself a midwife for 5 years). An attempt to make the audience feel what they, the women, and even what the fœtuses, feel. A mixture, at times a fight, between the women’s wish - their right - to give birth in “this secret ceremony” where the sacred is not out of place, and the context of the highly technological environment which “accompanies” delivery, maternity and giving birth today.

  • Direction : Pauline Higgins
  • Image : Pauline Higgins
  • Sound : Mia Ma
  • Edition : Virginie Véricourt

Rewards, festivals and diffusions

Festival Ciné-vidéo psy

  • Place : Lorquin (France)
  • Date : 2008

Les Écrans Documentaires

  • Place : Arcueil (France)
  • Date : 2008

About : Documentary filmmaking workshop

This workshop is for those who wish to learn, professionalise their film production skills, or who are on the lookout for a career change. Through this workshop, we will learn what the act of filming means intellectually, morally and aesthetically, through all stages of documentary production, from design to editing. Each student will make a documentary short film.

  • Workshop «Author(s) Director(s) of documentary film registered with the RNCP»

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