‘An Open Conversation’ is a feature length documentary that explores the emotional reality that women face when they miscarry and the lack of mental health support available to women and families who suffer through pregnancy and infant loss.
Miscarriage, while very common, is a topic that is shroud in shame and secrecy. The results are millions of women who are left to deal with their grief alone. This film highlights the inadequacy of the health care system, the government, and greater society, in providing mental health support. By showcasing the isolating effects of miscarriage experienced by multiple women and their families on screen, this documentary sets out to raise awareness of the ever-growing stigma surrounding pregnancy and infant loss, and make miscarriage ‘an open conversation’.