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Six Weeks
POV Season 24
Short Film | 08/23/2011 | 18 Mins

Six weeks is the period in which parents of newborn babies in Poland may decide to give up a child for adoption. Marcin Janos Krawczyk looks at one child’s fate through the eyes of the mother who must make her irreversible decision and the joyful parents who adopt her baby. This film will be shown as part of a series of short documentaries on August 23, 2011 along with Big Birding Day, Flawed, Tiffany, and the StoryCorps shorts Miss Devine and No More Questions.

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Film Credits —

  • Marcin Janos Krawczyk Marcin Janos Krawczyk