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Short “darkly funny” film looks at the anxieties of impending new motherhood

Darkly funny, Happy and You Know It is a short film by writer/ director Deepti Gupta about the anxieties of pregnancy and impending first time parenthood. In this autobiographical film, Devika and Kevin are pregnant. Devika’s response to her planned pregnancy isn’t what she expected. Her husband, their mothers, and their friends are happy to hear the news – but Devika isn’t at all sure how she feels. The short film chronicles her struggles to face her fears about becoming a mother.

Watch the 15 minute film here.

Read more about the transition to parenthood here. 

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