In His Arms

Australian Workers Film Guide


This short film dramatizes a couple expecting a baby, which tragically appears to go wrong in the delivery theatre, with the baby surviving while the mother does not. The father is left to care for the baby. The intent of the narrative is a little ambiguous.

Special Notes/Achievements

  • Official selection – NSW Nurses and Midwives Association‘s Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival (Aust), 2015
  • Encouragement Award, Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival (Aust), 2015

Author: J Bird, 2023

Duration: 4 mins 56 secs

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Film Key Cast: James Moore – Nathan, Brittany Jones – Emily, Indiana Martin – Baby, Jessie Mills – Main Midwife,

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Film Cinematographer: Ben Dawes, Aavash K.C,

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Film Sound Recordist: Jo Poole, Erinn Jarvis McMahon,

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