Interview with Screenwriter Amanda Samaroo, LOVE IS FREE WILL

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

Get to know the writer:

1. What is your screenplay about?

Unlike a typical coming out story I wanted to write a movie that shows the struggle of the family around the child. I’m from the Mountains of NC and addressing the relationship between religion and homosexuality was important to me because I’ve witnessed, first hand, so many using religion as an excuse to dismiss homosexuality as a sin and that goes against the doctrine of Christianity which is all about love, acceptance and non judgement.

But in the same respect I wanted to show the side of the religious parents not as demons and bad people. They are very loving parents but just misguided.
So the story is about that struggle to reconcile their faith and their heart felt beliefs with what those around them are saying is wrong.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Drama. Faith…

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