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Monday, April 11, 2016

Review of ABANDONED ADOPTED HERE, the New Doc by British Director & Actress LUCY SHEEN

"From 50s, 60s Colonial Hong Kong to pre-multicultural UK, a group of Hong Kong foundlings were transracially adopted. Lucy interviewed a few of her fellow adoptees to explore whether their experience of identity and belonging had been as challenging as hers. How far do other British East Asians feel a lack of belonging or identity or is it just something that culturally displaced babies and children feel?

This documentary has been selected for screening at Singapore World International Film Festival, Hong Kong World International Film Festival and Minnesota Transracial Film Festival."

“Abandoned Adopted Here is one of the best treatments of transracial identity in film that I have seen.” 

—Dawn Tomlinson, President of AdopSource Minneapolis.

Name of Contact: Heather lai
Company Name: Foundling Productions - Lucy Sheen
Contact Phone Number: 07796678882
Contact E-mail: heather_lai@hotmail.com , lucy.sheen@icloud.com Box-office website: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/239995 Website Abandoned Adopted Here - See more at: http://madammiaow.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/lucy-sheen-abandoned-adopted-here-documentary.html#sthash.1SJekuOx.dpuf

Dear Sisters,

In the midst of watching this fascinating new (soon-to-be released) doc by Lucy Sheen. TBC…

Much Love,

Native Province: Taipei and Jiangsu (mainland China) Hometown: Laguna Beach (OC), California Arrived in the USA: Dec 1979 / Jan 1980 Education: NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts & Harvard Generation: G2, “A Global Generation” Proud Big Sister of: Chris (from Seoul, South Korea) Why This Blog: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Helen Keller

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