Press & Reviews
"A fascinating snapshot of a country" - Salt Lake City Weekly
"Diaz masterfully captures the Fabella Memorial Hospital and a number of immediately engaging subjects, guiding audiences into their world and experiences of motherhood so completely that it almost feels as if they’ve been watching a continuing series for several seasons." - Whatnottodoc
“Motherland” is an extraordinary vérité portrait of Manila’s Fabella Hospital, where an average of 60 babies are born daily, making it the busiest maternity ward in the predominantly Catholic country, and reportedly in the world. - LA Times
"a poignant look into a contemporary social issue as well as a film with substantial aesthetic worth in its own right."
- New Bloom Magazine, Brian Hioe
"Control Over Your Reproductive Health Is Proof Of Empowerment: Ramona Diaz's documentary 'Motherland' is a wake-up call for every Filipino." - Cosmo Philippines