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Il a Déjà Tes Yeux

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"When French-African couple Paul and Sali discover the longed-for baby they are about to adopt is white, family chaos and confrontation ensue."--IMDb (viewed 7/27/2017).
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Somewhere Between

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Presents the experiences of four teenage girls of Chinese birth adopted by families in the U.S. Examines questions of race and identity of the adoptees. The young women profiled investigate their origins.
DVD
2013; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Baby Business

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A journey of discovery into the international adoption maze. Also documents a Haitian adoption program which eliminates the intrusion of entrepreneurial middlemen and is run with integrity and genuine accountability.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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Kannathil Muthamittal

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A little girl's search for her biological mother takes the family to strife-torn Sri Lanka.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Little Brother, Little Sister

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With transnational adoption becoming increasingly common, this heartwarming story of an Australian family that stretched itself to include an orphaned Ethiopian brother and sister has great resonance. When Anne and Steve Low first heard about the orphaned Ethiopian children, they already have two teenage boys, one their biological son and the other adopted as a baby from Papua New Guinea. They fly to Addis Ababa to meet Eleni, age five, and Sissy, age 7. The children are confused and silent, as their foster mother who can no longer afford to care for them, relinquishes them to the care of the Lows. Little Brother, Little Sister follows the family back in Australia over a two year period as they deal with the issues of grief, language barriers and new roles within the family. Eleni an [...]
Online
2001
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The End of the Line, Orphan Trains [electronic resource]

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This documentary tells about the development of the orphan train system which took orphaned children to the midwest for adoption. Features stories about New York children who were adopted by Missouri families soon after the turn of the century. Includes archival footage.
Online
1991; 1989
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Martian Child

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David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Native Silence [electronic resource]

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Native Silence is a solemn account of the legacy of forced adoption on Native American children, torn from their tribal communities and placed in foster care and boarding schools. Joyce, is a recovered drug-addict and now mental health worker, and Paulette, a mother who 'doesn't associate' with the Natives in her town. Their stories reflect the struggle that they and many others faced growing up as Native American within larger non-Indian culture.
Online
2013
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Pathfinder

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The heroic story of a young Norse man raised by Native American Indians who wages a personal war against the Vikings that barbarically raided his tribe.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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My Blue Heaven

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A popular husband-and-wife entertainer team, making their move from radio to television, believe their lives will be complete when they can start a family. When they decide to adopt, they face problems and disappointments and are ultimately rewarded with an overabundance of babies.
DVD
2006; 1950
Clemons (Stacks)
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Patrik, Age 1.5

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Newly approved for adoption, Goran and Sven excitedly prepare for their baby's arrival. But after a mix-up, they instead find themselves the parents of a 15-year-old homophobe, who may have a criminal past.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Waiting City

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When Ben and Fiona journey to Calcutta to pick up their adopted baby, the intoxicating power of the chaotic city pulls them apart. Forced to confront the rift forming between them, the couple ultimately rediscovers themselves and finds true happiness.
DVD
2011; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Poco Piú di Un Anno Fa

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Riki's family has no idea that he's a well-known gay porn star. So when uptight brother Federico comes to Riki's Rome apartment to resolve their late father's estate, he gets quite a shock. In spite of his reaction, Federico strives to understand his brother's choices, and Riki discovers his need for a life beyond the porn world. When a six-year-old orphan unexpectedly drops into their lives, Riki wants to adopt the boy, and Federico offers to help.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Instant Family

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When Pete and Ellie choose to start a family, they stumble headfirst into the world of foster care adoption. After they learn their perfect foster child comes with two other siblings, Pete and Ellie find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight and must hilariously learn the ropes of instant parenthood if they hope to become a real family.
DVD
2019; 2018
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