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Love & Diane

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PBS Premiere: April 21, 2004

Synopsis

Jennifer Dworkin’s Love & Diane is a frank and astonishingly intimate real-life drama of a mother and daughter desperate for love and forgiveness, but caught in a devastating cycle. During the 1980s, a crack cocaine epidemic ravaged and impoverished many inner city neighborhoods. As parents like Diane succumbed to addiction, a generation of children like Love entered the foster care system. Shot over ten years, the film centers on Love and Diane after the family is reunited and is struggling to reconnect. Now 18 and a mother herself, Love must reconcile her anger and confront the ways in which her mother’s past mistakes haunt her life. Diane, in turn, makes new choices for herself, seeking to break the treadmill of addiction and poverty. Powerful and immediate, Love & Diane is an epic film that shatters stereotypes and offers hope amidst seemingly impossible odds. An Independent Television Service (ITVS) co-presentation.

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TAGS: addiction, children, drugs, family, mothers, parenting, parents, reconciliation, recovery, teens, youth

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Film Information

Love & Diane (120 min.)

Premiere Date: April 21, 2004

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Filmmaker: Jennifer Dworkin Bio | Interview | Statement

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