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Adoption

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Me & You

by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch

Premiere Date: November 28, 2013


In New York, 73-year-old Jackie Miller talks to her adopted son, Scott, about her early life, shedding new light on his adoption.

POV Short Cuts 2011

by Various Filmmakers

Premiere Date: August 23, 2011


A one-hour collection of documentary shorts by established and emerging filmmakers, including: Big Birding Day, Flawed, Miss Devine, No More Questions, Six Weeks and Tiffany. (60 minutes)

Six Weeks

by Marcin Janos Krawczyk

Premiere Date: August 23, 2011


Six weeks is the period in which parents of newborn babies in Poland may decide to give up a child for adoption. (18 minutes)

In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee

by Deann Borshay Liem

Premiere Date: September 14, 2010


Her passport said she was Cha Jung Hee. She knew she was not. So began a 40-year deception for a Korean adoptee who came to the United States in 1966. (60 minutes)

Off and Running

by Nicole Opper

Premiere Date: September 7, 2010


Avery is one of three children adopted by a Jewish lesbian couple in Brooklyn. Though it may not look typical, Avery‚Äôs is like most families — until she writes to her birth mother. (90 minutes)

Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy

by Stephanie Wang-Breal

Premiere Date: August 31, 2010


What is it like to be torn from your Chinese foster family, put on a plane with strangers and wake up in a new country, family and culture? (90 minutes)

Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela

by Thomas Allen Harris

Premiere Date: September 19, 2006


As part of the first wave of black South African exiles, Harris's stepfather, B. Pule Leinaeng, and his 11 comrades left their home in Bloemfontein in 1960.

Discovering Dominga

by Patricia Flynn and Mary Jo McConahay

Premiere Date: July 8, 2003


Living in Iowa, Denese Becker was haunted by memories of her Mayan childhood. A quest for her lost identity in Guatemala turns into a searing journey of political awakening that reveals a genocidal crime and the still-unmet cry for justice from the survivors. (54 minutes)

First Person Plural

by Deann Borshay Liem

Premiere Date: December 18, 2000

Encore Broadcast: August 10, 2010


A young Korean girl grows up with an American family: but years later, Deann Borshay Liem discovers that her Korean mother is still very much alive. (60 minutes)

The Double Life of Ernesto Gomez Gomez

by Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg

Premiere Date: July 27, 1999


A son of Puerto Rican revolutionaries learns of his parents' past. A chronicle of his turbulent journey of self-discovery, offering a striking account of the costs of fiercely held convictions and the binding force of a son's love. (56 minutes)