Documentary Masterclass: Eva Mulvad
Join us for a Masterclass with Eva Mulvad, the director of Love Child on Friday, 12 February, 2-4pm, via Zoom.
Eva Mulvad will be in conversation with SDI's Director, Noe Mendelle, and will talk about the film and take questions from attendees.
With her intrinsic flair for drama earning her many international awards, Mulvad is one of the most prominent Danish filmmakers. Mulvad achieved international recognition with Enemies of Happiness (2006), followed by Kolonien (The Colony), Det gode liv (The Good Life, 2010), Med døden til følge (The Samurai Case, 2011), A Modern Man (2017) and A Cherry Tale (2019).
Her latest film is the epic Love Child (2020) following a refugee family for 6 years, giving a unique insight into a real life love story with a political relevance. The film premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and has won prizes in Chicago and New York, China and Russia.
All Mulvad's films uses the cinema verité style, and are shot over a number of years to secure nuance and development in the stories. In 2011 Eva Mulvad received the prestigious ”Roos award” granted for her entire body of work.
Eva Mulvad co-owns the production company Danish Documentary and works as an executive producer on many of the titles produced there. She has been a member of the Oscar Academy since 2019.
We will send out links to both the Zoom event and the full version of Love Child to all those who RSVP to this Masterclass.
‘Gives off warmth like a radiator, generating huge amounts of empathy. I’m not sure I’ve seen another film that has so movingly put the audience in the shoes of a refugee: the emptiness of leaving everything behind, belonging to nowhere, having nothing’ - The Guardian
‘A feat of captivating storytelling, rich in character detail, vivid temporal awareness and high-stakes tension’ - Variety
‘Mulvad excels at holding stretched out sequences; the emotion and drama of it all is staggering, and so are the stakes.’ - Indie Wire
12 February 2021, 02.00PM - 04.00PM