A Dramedy by Jane C. Rosen

A savvy New York TV journalist is forced to reconnect with her eccentric lineage as she investigates midwifery, and is transformed by the unexpected power of women supporting women.


Cecilia Wagner is about to discover just how much her future is intertwined with the past. Challenged by an assignment, she digs into the life of her great-grandmother, a midwife during the 1920’s. Her life mirrors the past, as she takes on the battle of her great-grandmother, and discovers her true purpose.

Ancestral was a Finalist in LA Femme Film Festival, the Female Eye Festival (Toronto), and Writer’s Place, a Quarterfinalist in the Creative World Awards (2013 and 2014), the BlueCat Screenplay Competition, and placed in the top 30% of the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.

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