Djäkamirr: caretaker of pregnancy and birth

Documentaries |  41m

Australia

Filmed in remote Arnhem Land, DJÄKAMIRR follows Ḻäwurrpa and Sarah on a unique journey through ancestral time, country and culture. As mutual trust develops between the two women, they hope to empower Yolŋu and reclaim 60,000 years of birthing culture from the stronghold of Western medicine. This is their story of working with community to pilot the training of djäkamirr- the caretakers of pregnancy and birth.

Director (s) Ḻäwurrpa Maypilama, Pat Josse

Writer (s) Sarah Ireland, Ḻäwurrpa Maypilama

Producer (s)
One20 Productions, Molly Wardaguga Research Centre, Northern Institute

Lumiere Music Hall

9036 Wilshire Blvd, 90211

Saturday, November 13th Showtime: 5:30 – 6:15pm

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