The film deals with our conceptions of the fetus and provides insights into how we have related to the unborn life from about the year 1500 until today. Based on facts from the history of medicine, it examines what shapes our relationship to the fetus. The film touches on various aspects from early modern beliefs and attitudes to contemporary ethics and politics.
- Directed by: Don't Stop the Motion (DSTM)
- Country: Sweden, 2019
- Time: 15m
- Type: Mixed animated techniques
- Production: DSTM
- Animation: DSTM
- Company: DSTM
Don’t Stop The Motion (DSTM) is an award-winning film collective made up of photographers / filmmakers, designers and text consultants who have produced a number of animated films. DSTM combines analog and digital techniques to achieve unique expressions in each project. They are used to build visual expressions with the help of photo and collage. DSTM is driven by a belief that collaboration in various forms further develops and enriches the team’s production. DSTM’s founders and main driving forces are Johanna Hanno and Pontus Johansson, two photographers and film directors with many years of experience in visual storytelling.