DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival



Using colourful drawings and black humour, this film illustrates with relish some horror visions concerning pregnancy and birth.

Franziska Bruckner


Original Title: Birth
Country: USA
Year: 2009
Language: English
Subtitle: No
Runtime: 12 min.
Technique: Drawn
Format: HD Videofile (QT H.264 1080p)
Color: Colour
Director: Signe Baumane
Producer: Pierre Poire
Cinematographer: Signe Baumane
Editor: Signe Baumane
Animation: Signe Baumane
Sound: Rob Daly
Script: Signe Baumane

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig 2018 catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author's name. All articles where no author’s name is given are production notes.