It was with great enthusiasm that I found out that I was expecting my first child. While I was awaiting the arrival of my bundle of joy, I never expected my labour would turn into a nightmare and that my baby and I would end up at death’s door…
Passages is the autobiographical story of the catastrophic birth of my first daughter Fiona that found herself fighting for survival because of a lack of adequate medical support. Revendication, denounciation and education were for me the key words while I was making this film. Because no one should experience the trauma that we had to go through.
For a limited time, you can watch Passages online for free: http://www.nfb.ca/film/passages/