‘My Sister Liv,’ Powerful Doc About Teen Suicide Epidemic, Unveils Trailer and Q&A (Exclusive)

‘My Sister Liv,’ Powerful Doc About Teen Suicide Epidemic, Unveils Trailer and Q&A (Exclusive)

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A late-breaking contender in this year’s best documentary feature Oscar race is My Sister Liv, a deeply powerful and moving film about the struggles of one young woman from Boulder, Colorado, Liv Kunik, that also speaks to the larger teen suicide epidemic in America and the rest of the world.

The film, directed by Alan Hicks, the Australian Grammy-winning director of the acclaimed music docs Keep On Keepin’ On and Quincy, and produced by Paula DuPre Pesmen, whose past credits include the Oscar-winning doc The Cove and three of the Harry Potter films, had its world premiere at July’s Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, and will have its U.S. premiere at this month’s DOC NYC festival. It is still in search of U.S. distribution.

The Hollywood Reporter will exclusively premiere My Brother Liv ‘s video.

Below is a Q&A with regarding the film. It features Hicks, Honey Beuf , Liv’s mother, Tess Kunik , Liv’s older sister, The Liv Project , and Susan Caso , one of many licensed therapistso , one of the other licensed therapists that were consulted during the film’s.

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