In this clip from Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy, Chinese adoptee Faith remembers meeting the Sadowskys, the family that adopted her, for the first time. After spending 17 months in America, Faith looks back at the beginning of the process, when she was scared of coming to America. She didn't know why the Sadowskys wanted her or why they loved her.
Adoption expert Amanda Baden (featured in Wo Ai Ni Mommy) talks about a common feeling amongst Asian Americans that no matter how much they adopt Western culture, they will always be perceived as foreign because of the way they look.
Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy is the story of Fang Sui Yong, an 8-year-old orphan, and the Sadowskys, the Long Island Jewish family that travels to China to adopt her. Sui Yong is one of 70,000 Chinese children now being raised in the United States.
A speaker at school talks about being a Muslim American woman; Dalya and her mother listen to a news report in which Trump casts all Muslims as terrorists; Dalya and her mother argue about wearing the hijab.
Dalya’s brother gives her advice about her college application essay; the process leads her to think about her identity and her dreams. Dalya participates in the school talent show and has fun with friends getting ready to graduate.
Florida Justice Transitions trailer park is home to 120 sex offenders, all battling their own demons as they work toward rejoining society. This film considers how the destructive cycle of sexual abuse - and the silence surrounding it - can be broken.
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.