Black Motherhood Through the Lens | Adeiyewunmi (Ade) Osinubi
Adeiyewunmi (Ade) Osinubi is a documentary filmmaker, photographer, and a fourth year medical student in Providence, Rhode Island. Her work focuses on sharing the stories of minority populations that often go untold. Her latest is Black Motherhood Through the Lens (check out the trailer), where she explores the lives of 4 black women and their experience through various faces of pregnancy (pre, during and post).
In this episode, Ade sharest the following topics through the stories of black mothers:
- Post Partum
“Some people don’t feel comfortable opening up about postpartum because they are worried their child will be taken from them, which has historically happened to black families .” – Ade Osinubi
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- Website: www.blackmotherhoodfilm.com
- Trailer: https://vimeo.com/486605249
- Forbes Feature: https://www.forbes.com/sites/brittanychambers/2022/02/21/one-medical-student-and-filmmakers-journey-producing-a-film-addressing-black-maternal-health-disparities/
- Washington Post Piece: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2022/02/26/black-mothers-postpartum/
- Glamour Magazine Piece: https://www.glamour.com/story/where-are-all-the-black-women-at-the-fertility-clinic
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About Ade Osinubi
Adeiyewunmi (Ade) Osinubi is a documentary filmmaker, photographer, and a fourth year medical student in Providence, Rhode Island. Her work focuses on sharing the stories of minority populations that often go untold. At the age of 16, Ade traveled to Mekelle, Ethiopia to co-produce her first documentary. Since then, Ade has produced films educating the public about various health topics in an accessible way. She has written for the Washington Post and Glamour Magazine on topics related to health equity. Her work on the film was also recently recognized in Forbes amongst other places. In the future, Ade hopes to pursue a career in health journalism, using her passion for photography and film to elevate the voices of communities of color.