SISTER NY Premiere Sun, Nov. 25 @ 7:30PM - Thalia SECOND SCREENING ADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND!
Thu, Dec. 6 @ 8:30pm - Schomburg Center
The story of health workers in Ethiopia, Cambodia and Haiti, Sister offers a revealing portrait of people whose daily work is to help women give birth in an atmosphere of low prenatal care and high maternal and child mortality. The filmmaker follows a Haitian midwife, a former freedom fighter in Ethiopia and a rural midwife who performs miracles in a heavily land-mined area in Cambodia. This inspiring film provides a strong lesson in hope and determination.
Directed by Brenda Davis, 2011, 94 min, USA, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Haiti, Documentary, Tigrinya, Khmer, Haitian Kreyol with English subtitles.
Q&A after the screening.
Schomburg Center (View)
515 Malcolm X Boulevard @ 135th St.
New York, NY 10035