pressroom photo
courtesy of The Charlotte Observer

"...a powerful effort from director Linda Booker".... "does a fantastic job of capturing the ever-changing mindset of these children."�

– Steve at the Movies,, 11-JAN-08

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"The best part of Love Lived on Death Row is Booker's ability to capture a depth of human love and forgiveness that leaves the viewer both teary-eyed and joyfully hopeful about the human potential to do good.

– Patrick O'Neal,
The Independent Weekly

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Love Lived on Death Row U.K. Film Tour: Fall 2010 - Spring 2011

Abolition U.K is sponsoring a film and speakers tour of the documentary Love Lived on Death Row directed by Linda Booker. The film will be making its UK and European debut November 8th 2010 in London. Free community screenings throughout England and Scotland will include guest speakers and discussion after the film.

Abolition U.K is a grassroots organisation formed in 2008. They are the only nationwide grassroots organization in the U.K. focused solely on the issue of death penalty abolition. The organization aims to strengthen the international dimension of the struggle against capital punishment. For more information and updates on screening dates go to

London Showing: Monday 8th November @ 7:30pm Where: POGO Cafe, 76 Clarence Road, Hackney, London, E5 8HB ( Post screening discussion with Abolition U.K. members and a guest speaker.

Stirling (Scotland) Showing: Thursday 20th January @ 7:30pm Where: Macrobert Arts Centre, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA ( Guest speaker: Karen Torley

Leeds Showing When: Tuesday 29th March @ 8:00pm: Seven Arts Centre, 31a Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3PD (

Four Minute Interview with Director Linda Booker

WFAE News/Charlotte, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008.
Reporter: Simone Orendain. Listen to the interview

Z. Smith Reynolds Supports Love Lived on Death Row
Outreach Project

Funding will support screenings of documentary to promote dialogue on healing from domestic violence, restorative justice and capital punishment.

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation recently awarded a grant to the Southern Documentary Fund (SDF) in support of a community outreach screening tour of Love Lived on Death Row, a documentary produced and directed by filmmaker Linda Booker. More....

Contact information

Linda Booker, Producer/Director
By the Brook Productions, LLC