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Love Child

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

  •  Azerbaijani, English, Persian, Turkish with subtitles

Screenings

Love Child: Tue, Oct 22 @ 5:45 pm

Director Eva Mulvad

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Love Child: Wed, Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm

Director Eva Mulvad

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Best of the Fest: Love Child: Sun, Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm

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