Love Child


February 01, 2020
3:00 PM /
San Diego
Q&A to follow featuring filmmaker Eva Mulvad via Skype
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Outlawed for their love, Leila, Sahand and their son flee Iran, where the couple committed the crime of having a secret affair while being married to other people. Intimately filmed over five years, we follow their quest battling Iranian law and seeking asylum abroad— as Trump’s travel ban on Iran and other Muslim countries goes into effect.
Eva Mulvad
Country of Production: 
Farsi, Azerbijani, Turkish, English
Filmmaker Bio(s): 
Eva Mulvad

In 2011 Eva Mulvad (born 1972) won the prestigious, Danish ”Roos Award” granted for her entire body of work. Mulvad graduated from the Danish Film School in 2001 and by 2006 she had her international breakthrough with Enemies of Happiness, which focused onthe female politician Malalai Joya’s political campaign ahead of the first democratic elections in Afghanistan 2005. The film won the Silver Wolf Award at IDFA and subsequently the World Cinema Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. With her intrinsic flair for drama and with many international awards in the baggage, Mulvad is one of the most prominent Danish filmmakers. Most recently she directed the film A Modern Man, The film is about the internationally renowned violinist Charlie Siem, who, other than playing divinely, also works as a model for mayor fashion agencies. It is a portrait of a man, who in principal, has it all, and it gives us a rare insight of a privileged life, where perfection is pursued in all aspects of life