Nine months between hope and high tech
Directed by Sibylle Smolka and Stefanie Schmid-Altringer | 2013 | ZDF | arte
The most natural thing in the world has become a highly technical procedure. Today, pregnancy and birth is mostly about one thing: money. For the right amount of money the market place offers future parents the highest possible security in their wish for a healthy child. Control, perfection and risk minimization are the commandments of an increasingly fear-driven society. What ramifications does the wish for a perfectly secure life have? Does it hurt society more than it helps it?