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Written/Directed Noemi Weis | Producers Noemi Weis – Carolyn Allain | Editor Eugene Weis | Composers Matthew Davies – Rob Deboer – Tony Grace

Milk – Born into this world

Synopsis

Milk – Born into this world

Through an intimate and artistic lens, Milk brings a universal perspective on the politics, commercialization and controversies surrounding birth and infant feeding over the canvas of stunningly beautiful visuals and poignant voices from around the globe. Inspiring, informative, provocative and sensitive, Milk celebrates bringing a new life into this world with a strong call to action and reflection.

News Update

Since it’s successful World Premiere at Hot Docs International Film Festival where MILK was programmed under the World Showcase Category which features the year’s best from around the world, it went on to be nominated as Best Documentary Feature at the Hollywood Film Festival, Nominated for Best Director and Best Editor at the Madrid International Film Festival and selected to numerous International Film Festivals, but most importantly, MILK continues to be welcomed and praised by the public,government agencies, foundations and NGO’S from around the world as a valuable tool to increase awareness on issues surrounding maternal and newborn health, educating, creating debate and hopefully soon, provoking the changes needed for a brighter future.

Join us in our efforts and unite your voice to the ones in the film. Bring MILK to your community and help us raise awareness.

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Media Reviews

“ A sweeping cinematic look at the politics of breastfeeding and birth ” – Michelle Latimer – Hot Docs

“ Stuffed with inspiring footage ” – The Globe and Mail

“ Milk rocks ” – Now Magazine

“ Formula freebies part of companies ‘brilliant marketing’. I learned all of this watching Weis’s new documentary MILK ” – says Catherine Porter, Toronto Star

“ Noemi Weis has thrown down the gauntlet in the battle of the breast.” – Insidetoronto

“ With warmth and sensitivity, Milk explores breastfeeding around the world in a powerful piece of poetry to tell an important message. ” – Scene Creek

“ Inspiring, informative, provocative and sensitive ” – Toronto is Awesome

“ Represents a celebration of life and motherhood ” – Toronto Film Scene

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