Belfast Free Library, 106 High St., will host a screening of “At Home in Waldo, Maine,” a documentary film about the choice to have a homebirth in Maine and receive midwifery care, Tuesday, April 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The film was created by Belfast-based documentary filmmaker Nicolle Littrell and is part of a the film series and web resource At Home in Maine, which looks at the people, practices, politics and philosophies that constitute Maine’s homebirth community.

“At Home in Waldo, Maine” features the Weavers, a family from Waldo who are (semi) homesteaders, homeschoolers, entrepreneurs and rock ‘n’ rollers (OdLaW). Integrating footage from the Weavers’ day-to-day life with their homebirth, “At Home in Waldo, Maine” explores the relationship between how we live and how we birth. The film also features Morningstar Midwifery, a professional midwifery practice located in Belfast.

Discussion with the filmmaker, film participants and refreshments will follow the screening.  For more information about At Home in Maine, visit This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 338-3884, ext. 10.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to