It's during the first 1,001 days that the foundations of a baby's mind are being put in place.
1,001 Days is a feature documentary told through the eyes of a group of South African women who live in one of the poorest urban areas in South Africa, Alexandra, where two thirds of the women are abuse survivors. They are on a mission to change the fate of their neighbourhood, right from the beginning- at childbirth. Drawing on their own tough experiences of motherhood, these women go from home to home, supporting new mothers in their community through the first 1,001 days of their children's lives.
1,001 Days takes the audience on a journey through the chaotic and narrow streets of Alexandra as we follow our three main characters on their quest to empower women and change the course of their lives, and their children’s’.