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In the shadow of Mount Oret in Acholi Land, Northern Uganda, Patricia studies to be a midwife. She helps new mothers through the physical pain and immense emotion of giving birth. In Kalongo, this remote village, there is no anesthesia except for the comforting tones of a midwife’s voice and the soft reassurance of her company.

OFFICIAL SELECTION (47):

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2019 - JAPAN | Oscar Qualifying

Palm Springs International Short Fest 2018 - USA | Oscar Qualifying

Rhode Island International Film Festival 2018 - USA | Oscar Qualifying

OFF Odense International Film Festival 2018 - DENMARK | Oscar Qualifying

Pan African Film Festival 2020 - USA | Oscar Qualifying

Moscow International Documentary Film Festival DOKer 2018 - RUSSIA

FilmFest Dresden International Short Film Festival 2018 - GERMANY

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AWARDS (9):

Ischia Film Award Denied Location" - Ischia Film Festival 2018 - ITALIA

"Rubino Rubini" - Sole Luna Doc Film Festival Treviso 2018 - ITALIA

"Lorenzo Vecchio" - Magma International Short Film Festival 2018 - ITALIA

"Special Mention" - Skepto International Film Festival 2019 - ITALIA

"Best Photography" - Storie Parallele Festival del Documentario 2019 - ITALIA

"Miglior Corto Lombardo" - Desenzano Film Festival 2020 - ITALIA

"Special Mention" - Cronograf International Documentary Film Festival 2019 - MOLDOVA

“Best Documentary Director” - Start International Short Film Festival 2018 - AZERBAIJAN

"Short Film Competition Grand Prix" - Apricot Tree Int.Documentary Film Festival 2019 - ARMENIA