Documentaries

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Film: Daughter from Danang – Người con gái từ Đà Nẵng
Part one | two | three | four | five | six | full documentary in one part (1:19:25)
“A Vietnamese mother and her Amerasian daughter’s bittersweet and challenging reunion after 22 years.” – Adoption of Vietnamese children to USA, where among other things the natural parents are promised the return of their children after a few years. Added on 1-May-2013.
Baby Exporting Nation: The Two Faces of Inter-Country Adoption
This is the first critical documentary to come out of Korea about inter-country adoption. Aired May 2005 in Korea. English subtitles. Duration: 51’55” in one part. (There are two versions of this video. This other one is blurrier but works in case the better one doesn’t.)
First Person Plural
Part one | two | three | four
At age eight, Deann Borshay was told by the orphanage director not to reveal her true identity to her adoptive parents until she was old enough to take care of herself.
Adoption & Addiction: Remembered Not Recalled
A lecture by Paul Sunderland.
Duration: 53’10” in one part.
Nancy Verrier Interview
Part one | two | three
An interview with Nancy Verrier, adoptive mother and author of the book “The Primal Wound”.
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