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Born Free: Birth in America


Filmmaker Paula James Martinez travels across the United States to understand what makes it the most dangerous and expensive nation to give birth in. From heartbreaking personal stories and harrowing facts to perspectives of experts both in the medical and legal fields, BORN FREE shines a light on the true cost of giving birth in the US.

The film invites every American to start a conversation about the state of maternal health.

Running Time: 95 min.
Subject(s): Activism, American History, Children, Current Affairs, Family, Gender, Health, Human Rights, Humor, Law and Justice, Mental Health, Social Justice, Society, Women, Youth
Language(s): English
Subtitles: English
Producer(s): Paula James Martinez, Rebecca Dayan, Stephanie Perez, Lianne Turner, Sara Ojjeh, Anthony James-Martinez, Vanessa Hope, Robert F. Profusek, Claire Olshan
Cinematographer: Seannie Bryan
Editor(s): Steph Zenee Perez
Production Company: Moon Cookie Films

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