Durango Friends Summer Film Series -- Mother: Caring for 7 Billion (2014) -
Mother is a groundbreaking and award-winning film that reveals the compelling challenges we face in a world of 7 billion. Population growth is one of the most persistent controversies in our culture that touches gender equity, religion, reproductive health and the environment. Mother tells the story of Beth, an American mother and child's right activist, and her journey to make sense of how and why the empowerment of women and girls around the world is so intricately linked to our fate on this fragile planet. It is a film of hope and shows the strength of the human spirit to make a better world. 69 min.