Wolfe Releasing Picks Up Swedish Lesbian Romance 'With Every Heartbeat'

The drama from director Alexandra-Therese Keining won an audience award at the AFI.

COLOGNE, Germany – LGBT specialists Wolfe Releasing have picked up U.S. rights to Swedish lesbian love story With Every Heartbeat.

The drama, in which two stepsisters-to-be fall in love at their parents’ wedding, recently screened at the American Film Institute festival in Los Angeles, where it won the audience award for best film in AFI’s Breakthrough Section.

Directed by Alexandra-Therese Keining, With Every Heartbeat stars Ruth Vega Fernandez and Liv Mjones. Sweden’s Yellow Affair is handling world sales.