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Crotch Stories

France, Belgium202136mincolorDocumentary

“I will make your pains in childbearing very severe; with painful labor you will give birth to children.” Why so? Is there another option? Does delivery have to go in tandem with agony? The phrase above has reinforced the perceived tie between childbirth and pain, branding the two as a pair. suggests an original perspective towards childbirth. Director Myleine Guiard-Schmid frames this film as a hybrid animation documentary by incorporating the testimonies of midwives and mothers. The director raises questions about her own and other women’s bodily recollection of pregnancy and delivery as well as the changes women experience after delivery; citing neuroscience to scientifically analyze the physical transformation one undergoes since conception. thus originally reconstructs the longstanding viewpoint on childbirth.

Myleine GUIARD-SCHMID
After graduating from the INA school as a camera operator, Myleine Guiard-Schmid first started her carreer as a self-taught cinematographer and then chose to study animated cinema at the Ateliers Graphoui in Brussels. After a lot of travels, she installed her studio in French Burgundy and directed her 1st film, , an animated documentary produced by Folle allure and Ateliers Graphoui.
  • Tue. Oct 26, 2021

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    10:30

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