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Mortalite Infantile (Child Mortality)

Directed by: Khadijatou Sokna Seck | Produced by: Adams Sie | Narrative | 2019 | Senegal | 8:11

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VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED! MATURE SUBJECT MATTER - MAY NOT BE APPROPRIATE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN.

 

Amadou and Khadijatou are a young couple who recently got married. Surprisingly, Khadijatou becomes pregnant and is very happy to inform for her husband. Khadijatou’s mother deeply believes in her tradition and decides to take her daughter to a witch doctor for medical consultations instead of letting her seek modern medical treatment. Upon delivering the baby, Khadijatou encounters serious medical complications, which leads to the death of her child.

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