FILM & VIDEO

Excavations

Documentary in development

"Excavations" is a deep dive into the female body as a team of gynecologists and their surgical robot Kitty, put the Norwegian health care system under microscopic scrutiny.

70 minutes

Director: Ingrid Liavaag
Producer
: Peggy Høy / Siri Bråtveit & Ingrid Liavaag.

This documentary is delving into women's health care at a Norwegian regional hospital. It follows gynecologists and their robotic assistant Kitty at work. Revealing challenges in the healthcare system, the film highlights underrepresented stories, addressing prioritization of women's health in Norway today and in the future.

Who are these people responsible for our health? What ethical challenges do they face daily, and what technologies aid them in their crucial roles? Do we distrust the healthcare system and these doctors, or do we perceive them as flawless superheroes capable of fixing everything including bringing forth life and stopping death?