Shorts

Shorts
Birth
Signe Baumane
United States / Italy, 2009
35mm | 12min. | Colour | VOSC

Production: Pierre Poire
Distribution: Stefanie Reis (sales@shortfilm.com)

Screenplay: Signe Baumane
Photography: Signe Baumane
Animation: Signe Baumane
Editor: Signe Baumane
Music: Douglas Mullins
Sound: Rob Daly
 
Sinopsis
Amina is 17 and pregnant. Afraid of giving birth, she goes to older women for consolation and advice, but their stories only scare her even more.
 
Bio
Signe Baumane was born in Latvia, educated in Moscow, and now lives in New York. She has given birth once. Her films include Five Fucking Fables (2002), Dentist (2005), which screened at l'Alternativa that year, and Teat Beat of Sex (2007).
 
Festivals

Berlinale, 2009
Annecy Animation Film Festival, 2009