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Directed by Jahmil Eady

Produced by Selena Leoni, Reina Higashitani

United States | English | 16' | Fiction

Pregnant Aria applies to an in-prison nursery program. She is determined to keep her baby close and turn her life around; however, when Aria goes into labor she faces her biggest challenge yet. This character-driven short is based on a true story.

This powerful film sheds light on a little-known injustice within the American system of mass incarceration: the insensitive treatment of pregnant women and mothers behind bars. Expert direction and flawless performances drive home this moving story inspired by director Jahmil Eady's own mother's experience. A must-see. — Katherine Tolentino, Programmer

Saturday, August 19 at 7:00 PM

Assistance League Theatre

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