Pregnancy Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

Emily Lucienne’s ‘Immaculate Deception’ Explores the Desperate Actions a Woman Takes As Her Options Narrow

Emily Lucienne details building the cloistered claustrophobic atmosphere of her short exploring the desperate measures dwindling options can push us to.

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Live Action

Gareth Malone’s Drama Short ‘Fly-Tipping’ Poignantly Presents the Turmoil of Losing an Unborn Child

Gareth Malone discusses the process of realistic and honest character development which lies at the heart of his short dealing with loss and grief.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Vathana Suga Suppiah’s ‘Ratthum’ Breaks Free of the Pervasive Shame and Silence Around Infertility

Suga Suppiah discusses using her background in editing to plan the intimate, emotionally charged shots of her poignant Tribeca premiering short.

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Live Action

Ben Lankester Urges Us to Break the Taboo Around Miscarriage in Tommy’s Advocacy Drama ‘Who’s Counting?’

Ben Lankester discusses deploying a smart reverse narrative, high attention to detail and minimal edits for his affecting taboo-busting drama.

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Live Action, Music

A Pregnant Spy Goes Into Hiding in Willem Kantine’s Subversive Music Video/Short Film Hybrid ‘Homunculus’

Willem Kantine reveals how his Sevdaliza music video takes a critical perspective on representations of pregnant women in Western society.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Pregnancy Test Turns into a Twisted Nightmare in Chloë Wicks’ Horror Short ‘Cubicle’

Director Chloë Wicks reveals how she created intense horror short 'Cubicle' on a shoestring budget and within the cramped confines of a bathroom stall.

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Live Action

A Woman Falls into a Fantastical World After the Loss of Her Child in Haolu Wang’s ‘The Pregnant Ground’

We speak to NFTS graduate Haolu Wang about anchoring magical realism with a grounded psychological journey of trauma and loss in 'The Pregnant Ground'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

A Woman Births a Jellyfish in Jian Luo’s ‘What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon’

We speak to Jian Luo about her moving, surreal story of a young woman who gives birth to a live jellyfish 'What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon'.

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Animation, Live Action

A Pregnant Woman Struggles with a Life Altering Decision in Kevin Rios & Anamari Mesa’s Tender Short ‘Maternal’

Kevin Rios & Anamari Mesa co-direct the contemplative story of a young woman processing her doubts before meeting the adoptive parents of her unborn child

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Animation

A Young Couple’s Romantic Weekend Is Interrupted by a Birth Control Mishap in Emily Ann Hoffman’s ‘Nevada’

Emily Ann Hoffman discusses using stop-motion to create an animated film about birth control free from the judgemental myths which often surround the topic

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