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Film Still: Love Child

Love Child

  •   Eva Mulvad
  •   Denmark
  •   Best of the Fest, Documentary, Women in Cinema

Synopsis

Sahand, Leila, and their 4-year-old son Mani are on the run. The Iranian lovers carried on a clandestine affair for years, and Mani was born out of wedlock. Now they’re fleeing their homeland — where they could face the death penalty for their indiscretions — and seeking asylum abroad. Filmed over more than six years, Love Child tells an extraordinary story, full of emotional twists and turns, about a family dedicated to each other, but straining under the pressures of bureaucracy and the world’s nationalist tilt.

“An intimate, personal story of … the ways in which the ties that bind can become a lifeline. Quietly heartbreaking.”
– Rolling Stone


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Special Guests

Scheduled to attend: Director Eva Mulvad

Sponsor(s)

Documentary Competition Sponsor

Logo: Columbia College - 273x100

Event Information

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
3:00pm

  •   112 minutes
LOCATION
AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States


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