ICAN is excited to announce the kickoff of its Speaker Series. Please
join us as our Speaker Series Host, Thais Derich, interviews Sara
Lamm, Director (with Mary Wigmore) and co-producer of Birth Story on
Tuesday, May 14th 5:00 pm PST. Birth Story has been screened in over
200 locations worldwide including several locations hosted by local
ICAN chapters. Birth Story is a documentary that examines Ina May
Gaskin and her work as a midwife on The Farm.
The speaker series is FREE for members. Membership is $30 a year. The
cost for non-members is $20 per event. To support ICAN’s mission by
becoming a member, visit our homepage at ican-online.org. To register
for the event go to
The vision of ICAN is to make the Speaker Series a bimonthly event.
Our host will be examining current issues around maternity care in a
fresh thought-provoking format by interviewing a variety of childbirth
experts. The next event is scheduled for July 2013.
Sara Lamm is a Los Angeles-based writer, director, and performer whose
documentary film, DR. BRONNER’S MAGIC SOAPBOX was released
theatrically in 2007 and had its television premiere on The Sundance
Channel. Her work has also appeared at MASS-MOCA, The American
Visionary Art Museum, on Public Radio, and in performance venues
throughout New York City. In 2010, she was one of 25 emerging artists
recognized by AOL’s 25 for 25 grant. For five years she produced and
performed in Dog & Pony, a live NYC variety show featuring sketch
comedy and multi-media performance. She has two children, birthed with
the help of an extraordinary midwife.