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About London Film Festival: Earth Mama

Gia (Tia Nomore) is a young mother fighting for her children. Her son and daughter are in foster care, and now her unborn child could also be taken away. Struggling to work enough hours with court-mandated classes, she’s barely making ends meet. Gia loves her children unconditionally, but how will she give them the future they deserve?

Savanah Leaf’s directorial feature debut is an intimate depiction of a mother’s fear and love. Moving performances root the film in authenticity, including that of newcomer Tia Nomore, whose Gia is tender, conflicted, and layered. Between the backdrops of Gia’s counselling classes and portrait studio job, Leaf crafts a story that redefines perspectives and asks us to bear witness — to vulnerability and the desire to be seen.

Tickets go on sale 10am on Tuesday 12th September.