“Babies” – Beyond Cute

“Babies” beyond cuteJust on time for Mothers Day, French documentarian Thomas Balmes’ new film “Babies” or Bébé (s) opened on Friday.“Babies” follows the first year in the life of four babies: Ponijao, from Opuwo, Namibia, Africa; Bayarjargal (Bayar) from Mongolia, Asia; Mari, from Tokyo, Japan; and Hattie from San Francisco, California.In interviews, Balmes says that he was commissioned to make a “wildlife documentary” about babies.  His interpretation of the assignment begins just before … [Read more...]