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Born at Home

26 Feb 2024 | Annette Basile

"… an informative doco that raises interesting questions, particularly about the health system and what really is best for families. It’s also, at times, beautiful and emotional when showing the women give birth." When midwife Mae’t Pearson was working on an obstetrics ward, she noticed that the expectant mothers were “passive”. They “hadn’t … found their power. I saw a lot of things happen to people that didn’t sit well with me,” says Pearson, who now works as a private midwife delivering babies in the home setting. Pearson is one of many interviewed in this documentary advocating home birt...
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The Magnitude of All Things comes to Australia

28 Nov 2023 | Demand.Film

Demand Film are excited to announce that THE MAGNITUDE OF ALL THINGS is coming to Australian cinemas on 19 February 2024. When Jennifer Abbott lost her sister to cancer, her sorrow opened her up to t...
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Pacific Mother makes a big splash at Australian Premiere

04 Sep 2023 | Demand.Film

Fresh from winning Best Feature at the Doc Edge Film Festival, the documentary Pacific Mother had its Australian premiere in Sydney at the Ritz Cinema, Randwick last week to a packed audience. In at...
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Sachiko Fukumoto is a diver, actor and – now – film-maker from Japan. Her partner is New Zealander William Trubridge,...

Pacific Mother delivers a feast for the eyes along with food for thought

    With its exquisite underwater images, this documentary delivers [boom tish] a feast for the eyes along with fo...

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An important film, Circle of Silence tells a complex history with great clarity

  This understated documentary takes a little while to find its feet. But when it does, the co-production between Aus...

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