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DFW Birth Networks to Screen Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives

The feature-length documentary BIRTH STORY: INA MAY GASKIN & THE FARM MIDWIVES tells the story of counterculture heroine Ina May Gaskin and her spirited friends, who began delivering each other's babies in 1970, on a caravan of hippie school buses.

 
 
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PRLog - Feb. 11, 2013 - MANSFIELD, Texas -- North Texas Special benefit screenings of acclaimed documentary film,

BIRTH STORY: INA MAY GASKIN AND THE FARM MIDWIVES  in Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County Birth Network
is pleased to announce a special pre-release screening of "BIRTH STORY: INA MAY GASKIN AND THE FARM MIDWIVES" .

BIRTH STORY captures a spirited group of women who taught themselves how to deliver babies on a 1970s hippie commune, rescued modern midwifery from extinction, and changed the way a generation thought about childbirth. Today, as nearly 1/3 of all U.S. babies are born via C-section, they labor on, fighting to preserve their knowledge and pushing, once again, for the rebirth of birth. With incredible access to the midwivesʼ archival video collection, the film not only captures the unique sisterhood at The Farm Clinic, but shows childbirth the way most people have never seen it--unadorned, unabashed, and awe-inspiring.

Ina May Gaskin, CPM, has been called "the most famous midwife in the world,” is the founder and director of The Farm Midwifery Center in Tennessee, and is the author of four books, including the wildly popular Spiritual Midwifery.  BIRTH STORY premiered at the 2012 LA Film Festival and won the prestigious Audience Award.  

" A disarming example of documentary filmmaking that stakes out an opinion with plain-spoken, commonsensical wisdom" (Variety, Aug 6, 2012)

“...An incredible story...heart-stopping." (Matt Holzman, KCRW)


Trailer available at: http://vimeo.com/47116003




Fort Worth

DATE:
Feburary 23, 2013

LOCATION & TIME: The Modern Museum of Art - Fort Worth

TICKETS:

11 AM - Cry Baby Matinee tickets available at: http://imgcrybaby.eventbrite.com/

2PM - Adult Only Tickets available at: http://tcbnbirthstory.eventbrite.com  
Proceeds from tickets sales to benefit Tarrant County Birth Network (http://www.tcbirthnetwork.org/) 501c3

Dallas

DATE:
March 23, 2013 at 1PM
LOCATION & TIME: SMU, 5236 Tennyson Parkway, Plano 75024

For information on tickets Visit www.dallasbirthnetwork.org
Proceeds from tickets sales to benefit Dallas Birth Network 501c3

Running Time: 95 minutes          
Official Website: birthstorymovie.com
Distributor: On & Beyond LLC
Directors: Sara Lamm & Mary Wigmore
Producers: Zachary Mortensen, Kathryn Roughan, Sara Lamm, Mary Wigmore
Press Contact: Amy Slotnick, amy@birthstorymovie.com

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