Frontline: Love, Life & the Virus (Full Film)

The story of a young mother in a coma battling COVID-19 after giving birth — and the schoolteacher who stepped in to care for the newborn. This journalism is made possible by viewers like you. Director Oscar Guerra chronicles a 30-year-old mother named Zully and her fight to survive COVID and see her newborn baby, after giving birth on a ventilator and spending nearly three weeks in a coma — as her husband, Marvin, and older son, Junior, battled the virus as well. The film tells the story of how, in the Guatemalan immigrant family’s moment of crisis, their community in Stamford, CT, stepped in to help — including Junior’s ESL teacher, Luciana Lira, who took the newborn into her home while Zully, Marvin and Junior recovered.

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