Aftershock (2022)

Aftershock (2022)

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Documentary exploring an underlying crisis: the disproportionate deaths of pregnant Black mothers in America. More

An alarmingly disproportionate number of Black women are failed every year by the U.S. maternal health system. Shamony Gibson and Amber Rose Isaac were vibrant, excited mothers-to-be whose deaths due to childbirth complications were preventable. Now, their partners and families are determined to sound a rallying cry around this chilling yet largely ignored crisis.

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2022Rating: M86 minsUSAImpact Partners, Malka Films, Good Gravy Films, JustFilms / Ford Foundation
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Aftershock (2022) | Awards

Award Winner
Special Jury Award winner (Impact for Change), at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.

Aftershock (2022) | Reviews

100%25 reviews

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

An eye-opening and alarming documentary...

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

A sobering portrait of tragedy and resilience...

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Aftershock is a necessary watch, one that ends up being surprisingly optimistic in its portrayal of empowerment and perseverance...

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Variety

Variety

A vital and moving documentary that shows the lives behind shameful statistics.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Perhaps Aftershock’s greatest achievement is its refusal to peddle in hopelessness.

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Aftershock (2022) | Release Details

Aftershock (2022) is available to stream in Australia now on Disney+.