Black Birth


World Premiere

SHORT | United States | 20 MINUTES | English |


Women, Documentary

Three expectant mothers, including the director, navigate the joys, fears, and complexity of Black motherhood in America.

Playing in: Queen Collective Shorts

Part of the Juneteenth programming. Sponsored by:

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Directed by Haimy Assefa

Haimy Assefa is an Ethiopian-American documentary filmmaker and journalist. Her award-winning work can be seen on Netflix, CNN, and NBC News. Haimy is currently developing a feature length documentary about police torture and reparations.

Haimy Assefa
Dominique Turner
Nora Ballard, Eric Espino, David Givens, Chris Wairegi
Yaara Sumeruk


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