Fragile: Destined by Birth

Noelia. Secret. Daniela. Alaishri. Four baby girls, born in 2005 into precarious circumstances in four different continents. Secret was born right after the civil war in Liberia. Noelia was born to an impoverished indigenous family in Bolivia. Alaishri came to this world in the middle of a tribal conflict in India, and Daniela, the daughter of a Congolese undocumented immigrant, was born on the floor of a flat in Sweden.

We followed them over the first year of their lives and then returned to find them again ten years later. In telling their stories, we also tell the stories of their countries. What has changed? How much of our destines are determined by birth?


  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: La Lupa Productions
  • Director: Lluís Jené, Amanda Sans Pantling, Oriol Gispert
  • Available Versions: ENG
  • Country of production: Spain



  • What If? Women in Film Festival 2019 (Switzerland)

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