Aftershock puts a spotlight on the crisis of Black maternal deaths in the United States by focusing on the cases of two New York City mothers, Shamony Gibson and Amber Isaac, who died during childbirth-related complications in recent years. We watch how their bereaved families become activists on this issue. “Aftershock is a moving ode to Black families in a society where too many forces work to tear them apart” (NY Times).

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Director: Paula Eiselt, Tonya Lewis Lee
Executive Producer: Dawn Porter
Cinematographer: Jenni Morello, Kerwin DeVonish, Michael Crommett
Editor: Flávia de Souza, Sunita Prasad
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Year: 2022
US Distributor: Hulu
Sales Agent: Cinetic Media