Single documentary filmmaker Nina Davenport decided as a 40-year old New Yorker to have a baby on her own – and film the process. With the help of her best friend, Amy, as birth partner and her gay friend Eric as sperm donor, First Comes Love tracks Nina’s story from idea, to conception, to birth. This touching, hilarious real-life story reflects on life, love, and relationships – and what comes first.
NFF spoke with Nina about her experience in both making the film and having a child as a single mother. Read more below, and then meet Nina and her son Jasper at her screenings on Thursday, June 27 at 2:30pm and Friday, June 28 at 11:30am!