40 WEEKS is an unscripted documentary film that offers an intimate window into the week-by-week journey of pregnant women, which was produced and directed by husband and wife team, Dominique Debroux and Christopher Henze.
Dominique, Christopher, and the women in the film can attest to emotional and physical changes through pregnancy, the hopes and fears and the confusing and often difficult choices that can be presented during this time. Interspersed throughout the film are expert testimonies offering current medical information on key pregnancy milestones. This documentary also examines and addresses topics surrounding pregnancy and child birth such as sonograms, morning sickness, prenatal nutrition, screenings, safe remedies, fetal development, preparing for delivery, single parenting, same-sex parenting, health risks, pre-term labor, low birth weight, home safety, preparing to bring the baby home and much more.
The film premiered on December 1st at the famed Angelika Film Center in New York City and will subsequently premiere in nine additional cities through January 2015.
- January 6, 2015 – Chicago, Illinois
- January 7, 2015 – Washington, D.C
- January 8, 2015 – Miami, Florida
- January 12, 2015 – Boston, Massachusetts
- January 13, 2015 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania