geographies of kinship
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Sunday, October 27, 2019
Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center
559 Washington Street, Boston MA
(T: Park Street, Downtown Crossing, or Boylston)
81 Mins | Narrative| USA
Directed by Deann Borshay Liem
In this powerful tale about the rise of Korea’s global adoption program, four adult adoptees return to their country of birth and reconnect with their roots, mapping the geographies of kinship that bind them to a homeland they never knew.
Deann Borshay Liem is an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker internationally known for her landmark adoption films, First Person Plural, In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee, and Geographies of Kinship. She has directed, produced, and executive produced a variety of award-winning documentaries and is the director/editor of a series of videos for legaciesofthekoreanwar.org, a web-based oral history project giving voice to memories of Korean Americans whose lives were shaped by the Korean War.