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BIRTH STORY: INA MAY GASKIN & THE FARM MIDWIVES

2012 Alumni

Expected to Attend: Ina May Gaskin, Sara Lamm, Mary Wigmore

First screening SOLD-OUT.

In 1970, on a caravan of hippie school buses headed to a patch of rural Tennessee land, Ina May Gaskin and her friends began delivering each other’s babies. Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin & the Farm Midwives shows how these women, with counterculture heroine Gaskin as their leader, not only taught themselves midwifery from the ground up, but, with their families, founded an entirely communal, agricultural society called The Farm, where they changed a generation’s approach to childbirth.

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Director: Sara Lamm, Mary Wigmore
Producer: Sara Lamm, Mary Wigmore, Kate Roughan & Zachary Mortensen
Cinematographer: Mary Wigmore
Editor: Kate Amend, A.C.E.
Music: Robin Pecknold
Running Time: 93 min
Language: English
Country: USA