TODAY IS THE DAY

TODAY IS THE DAY By Betsy Haley Hershey
16 min | Documentary | United States, Mexico | 2016 | Out of Competition

Katie Murphy Amphitheatre (FIT) – Friday, October 14th at 11AM
PLAYING IN SHORT FILM SERIES 1

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SYNOPSIS:
Deep in Mexico, Carlos, an indigenous Tarahumara who left his community to be trained as a nurse, has returned to his homeland to try to save babies and mothers who have been dying at a high rate during childbirth. These deaths (far too common in indigenous groups worldwide) further threaten an already dwindling population and its dying culture.