Earth Mama

Savanah Leaf, USA 2023, 97’
Polish premiere
Cora Bora Family Portrait

A pregnant single mother, with two children in foster care, embraces her Bay Area community as she fights to reclaim her family.

‘Earth Mama’ Review: Savanah Leaf’s Feature Debut Offers Tough but Sensitive Look at Single Mother’s Struggle (Variety)

Paulina Kwiatkowska

Savanah Leaf

Savanah Leaf is a former British volleyball player; she played for the national team at the 2012 London Olympics. She currently directs films and music videos and works as a screenwriter. Savanah's short documentary The Heart Still Hums received major awards at the Blackstar Film Festival and at festivals in Palm Springs, Nashville and Atlanta, and her music video for This Land by Gary Clark Jr. received a Grammy nomination in 2020. Earth Mama is her feature-length debut, which premiered at this year's Sundance. 


2016 F Word (short)

2017 Fin (short)

2019 The 4th Wave (short)

2020 The Heart Still Hums (short)

2023 Run (short)

2023 Earth Mama

Cast & Crew

director Savanah Leaf
screenplay Savanah Leaf
cinematography Jody Lee Lipes
editing George Cragg
music Kelsey Lu
cast Tia Nomore, Erika Alexander, Keta Price, Doechii, Sharon Duncan-Brewster
producer Sam Bisbee, Savanah Leaf, Shirley O’Connor, Medb Riordan, Cody Ryder
production A24, Academy Films, Film4, Net-Net Worldwide, Park Pictures
sales Park Circus / A24
language English
coloration colour
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