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Labor Of Love Films is an award-winning, independent film production company. Founded in 2012 by Kim Hopkins and Margareta Szabo. The company specialises in feature documentary films.
Focusing on intimate, character driven documentaries, the Labor Of Love Films team have filmed in such sensitive subject areas as healthcare in Ghana, Mozambique and Bolivia, women dissidents in Morocco, sex slaves in Moldova, brick kiln slaves in Northern India and so called honour killing in Turkey. Kim Hopkins has made several films about Native Americans, most notably 'Wanted' a feature length documentary focusing on the Oglala Lakota Police Force on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, USA. In 1999, Kim made critically aclaimed 'Man In The Sand', a feature documentary featuring Woody Guthrie, Billy Bragg, Wilco, Natalie Merchant and Corey Harris. Labor Of Love Films' most recent production is 'Folie a Deux - madness made of two', a feature length documentary that premiered at IDFA and was broadcast on BBC Storyville. Currently Labor of Love Films is developing several feature documentary's and is in development of 'Voices of the Sea - A Cuban Odyssey'.
Film Producion Credits Include:
•The spirit Journey (7 mins) – producer/director (C4) TX 1993
•This Land is My Land (26 mins) – director (C4) TX 1993
•My Little Piranha Fish (26 mins) – producer/director (Short Stories C4) 1997
•Man In The Sand (90 mins) – director (BBC 2) 1999
•Wanted (100 mins) – director (WDR/A&E) 2002
•Alex Zanardi (Profile) (28 mins) - director (BBC2/4) 2004
•The Great Health Scandal (30 mins) – producer/director (BBC World/Al Jazeera) 2005
•The Garage ( 7 x 60 series l) - producer/director (Discovery) 2006
•The Garage (l12 x 60 series ll) producer/director (Discovery) 2006/7)
•Nurses On The Frontline (5 x 30 series) producer/director (BBC World) 2007
•Modern Slavery (3x60 series) director/camera (NRK1) 2009
•Folie a Deux (101 mins) – madness made of two – producer/director (TX BBC Storyville 2013