Films > Finalists > Leadership & GovernanceLauren Malkani
Filmmaker's website: http://www.laurenmalkani.com/
Film DescriptionAfter a decade-long conflict, Sierra Leone has many challenges ahead including improving child and maternal health. in 2009, one in eight women died during pregnancy. Fatimata Konte, an expecting mother, fears giving birth after already losing five of her children. She hopes the new policy to bring free health care to all pregnant women will save her next child and make giving birth safe for all women. Directed by Ami Vitale. Produced by Ami Vitale and Lauren Malkani. www.amivitale.com.