Severina's Story
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Severina's Story

General Audience 2005 23min

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Severina had her destiny changed by a Supreme Court decision. Four months pregnant with an anencephalic fetus, she was in the hospital at the very moment the Supreme Court cancelled the authorization to interrupt the pregnancy. It was October 20, 2004. Severina, a farmer from the small city of Chã Grande -- Brazil, wife of Rosivaldo and mother of Walmir, spent three months going from courts to hospitals and back to courts, trying to find someone who would help her to stop all that suffering. The documentary put her tragic story on the screen, telling about the long "day after" that the judges of the Supreme Court never witnessed.

Directed by

Debora Diniz, Eliane Brum

Produced by

Fabiana Paranhos

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Category

Documentary

Theme (title)

Human Rights

4.5 rating
3 Screenings
150 audience
98.2 K total aud.
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Severina's Story (2005)

Age rating: General Audience

This movie is not available for download. The exhibition of the work can take place if there is internet connection. Organize your screening by clicking here.

Directed by Debora Diniz Eliane Brum

Produced by Fabiana Paranhos

Coproduction --

Sponsorship --

Official Support --

Category Documentary

Theme (title) Human Rights

ODSs --

Audio and Subtitles

Audio Portuguese

Standard English

Close Caption --

Audio Description --

Sign Language --

Synopsis

Severina had her destiny changed by a Supreme Court decision. Four months pregnant with an anencephalic fetus, she was in the hospital at the very moment the Supreme Court cancelled the authorization to interrupt the pregnancy. It was October 20, 2004. Severina, a farmer from the small city of Chã Grande -- Brazil, wife of Rosivaldo and mother of Walmir, spent three months going from courts to hospitals and back to courts, trying to find someone who would help her to stop all that suffering. The documentary put her tragic story on the screen, telling about the long "day after" that the judges of the Supreme Court never witnessed.