Change the story & End Child Marriage: storiesforgood.org/freed-by-fire/
“Freed by Fire” follows Molina, a 12-year old Malawian girl becomes another child who ends up in an unwanted marriage.
One female Chief is tirelessly working to stop it.
Film Commissioned by Vital Voices (vitalvoices.org)
Vital Voices searches the world for woman leaders with a daring vision. Then partner with her to make that vision a reality. Through long-term investments that expand her skills, connections and visibility, Vital Voices accelerate her efforts, improving the world for us all.
Direction / DP / Music - Michael Marantz - michaelmarantz.com
Writers - Isabelle Marantz / Michael Marantz / Noah Meisner
Editor - Kimberly Pellnat / Daniel Boventer / Michael Marantz
Producer - Noah Meisner
Malawi Producers Flora Thomas / Lameck Luhanga
Production Coordinator - Tay McEvers -
Sound Mix - Drew English
Production - Already Alive - alreadyalive.com
Production - Hard Pin Media - hardpinmedia.com
Starring - Maureen Mvundula
Ernest #1 Crew ;)
Dedza Secret Mothers
We would like to thank all of the real villagers who comprised our cast.