Before Dawn Amélie Boutin 2016

Before Dawn

Amélie Boutin / 2016 / 8 min. / Canada / FRENCH / ENGLISH SUBS

Synopsis

Women are choosing to try a physiological birth labor, by developing their self-confidence and accepting pain. A sensible and poetic look at labor, diving into this unique and intense experience with the women.

Cast & Crew

Direction : Amélie Boutin
Direction of photography: Amélie Boutin
Sound: Amélie Boutin, Noémie Brassard, Mélanie Lavoie
Music: Alexandre Côté
Editing: Amélie Boutin
Pictures: Julie Pelletier

Genre


Documentary

Topics


Family, Women and feminism, Health



Trailer

Biography

After a multidisciplinary educational background (medical sciences, perinatality, psychology, visual arts, design, information technology) that will lead to the doctorate, she feels a crush on video art and documentary cinema. Already interested in photography for many years, she made her first documentary short film following a trip to Palestine in 2014 where she accompanied tango dancers. In 2015, she participated in SPIRA's creation laboratories. She then plunges again into the perinatal environment, and makes the documentary short film "before dawn". Combining her methodological expertise and her interest in the relationship to the body, she pursues an artistic research work that deals, among other things, with the links between the physical and emotional dimensions of the experience.


Festivals

- 2018 -
Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, Canada
Compétition Solveig Anspach, Iceland
Festival Filministes, Canada





Notes sur le film

This film was produced as part of Spira's Document Creation Labs.




Photos

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