Just some historical KAD films to keep on the radar, with some relevant links for each. Toby Dawson – Lost and Found (2011). Documents Toby’s reunion with birth father, facilitated by his olympic medal media exposure. http://jalbertfilm.com/index.php/video/toby-dawson-lost-found/ http://jalbertfilm.com/index.php/video/segment-from-toby-dawson-lost-and-found-mother/ http://jalbertfilm.com/index.php/video/segment-from-toby-dawson-lost-found/ Nathan Adolfson – Passing Through (1998). Must be one of the first professional films about reunion, Nathan eventually found his 3 siblings. There is an interesting ending to the story that i am wondering how and […]
excited to hear about performance art coming in fall 2017 from kad Deb Sivigny, as told on The Rambler. Sounds fascinating, the idea is to take the audience through the experience of an adoptee’s perspective first hand. How do we get this produced in NY after the DC run? http://therambleradhd.podbean.com/e/episode-41-deb-sivigny/ As a side note, really liked Mike’s description of adoptee commonality while interviewing Sophie Samperil: We have all had, separately, a shared experience. Realizing this […]
“A Brand New Life”. We only see her in the orphanage, but adoption is lingering in the air. Only place i could find it either free or to buy is on youtube. Versions with and without English subtitles below.
Reunions are considered a dream come true, but in reality they can come with lots of complications. Here’s one story. http://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/09/30/mn-korean-adoptees-family-search-emotional-quest From Kaomi Goetz, who is doing amazing work while on her Fulbright in Korea. Here’s her personal site of her reporting articles. But that’s not her current blog, this is. And none of that is her big current project, this is. As part of the audio project, you can hear more from Meghan Arnesen, […]
With mostly korean adoptee-related content or hosted by a korean adoptee. Adapted: Korean-American Adoptees Living in Korea http://adapted.libsyn.com/rss The Rambler (all the same episodes, putting all in case of link breakages / different phones) http://therambleradhd.podbean.com/ https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ifrzrfn3tybmxongaj6bypbv3xm https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-rambler/id1073467214?mt=2 Infinite Positivities Podcast https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/infinite-positivities-jenna/id1076441563
very professionally done set of videos. he’s also a rapper:
how cool is a kad woman martial arts expert? you can really see the kind of physical shape elizabeth guidara is in in the pic. http://www.af.mil/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/223/Article/740887/female-air-force-officer-looks-to-take-on-marine-martial-arts-course.aspx and a great interview with her on the rambler, highly recommended. She shows in the interview she has an overflow of brains, too. http://therambleradhd.podbean.com/e/episode-325-elizabeth-guidara/ === links to The Rambler (all the same episodes, just putting them all in case of link breakages and different phones): http://therambleradhd.podbean.com/ https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-rambler/id1073467214?mt=2 https://soundcloud.com/therambleradhd https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ifrzrfn3tybmxongaj6bypbv3xm […]
With mostly korean adoption-related content. Shelby Redfield Kilgore https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?user=yoonmeichae1. Very well-made documentary profiles of adoptees. Hwa Joo Adventures https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?channel_id=UCIUq_oWNGdmhFuTEBtyDzKw Jen Kim Creative https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?playlist_id=PLdM_qkNZWUEuHO-hfNlXbSoh9Y52dN2rd Kimura Byol https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?playlist_id=PL6pR46K9GHuwPsVu46iV8e6vTJmJOB2ox Korean Adoptee Reunited https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?channel_id=UCyjADnpDKsRzD0F-NsiG8bA Ben Deen https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?playlist_id=PLHyWfVUsqpnMIEkolfLrNer_HrzkEy6ov