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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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Struggle for Identity: Issues in Transracial Adoption

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Because of all the upheavals worldwide and the social problems in our own country, many idealistic people are tempted to rescue children through foster care and adoption. But they may not be prepared for the kinds of problems that can arise. This powerful new video brings into focus the issue of race, culture and identity in adoptive or foster families It is refreshing to hear teenagers speak so candidly about their conflicts and confusions. One African American girl says "My parents are Swedish American and I love my parents, but at the same time ... we need to look to black parents to give us the answers." Another girl remembers that as a child she desperately wanted to return to her country. Another young man questions how parents will react when their adopted kids goes through th [...]
Online
2000
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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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White [electronic resource]: A Memoir in Color

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In this deeply personal and emotional exploration of racial identity, director Joel Katz shares his family's journey of immigration, assimilation, liberal idealism, bitter disillusionment, and ultimately, reconciliation. The son of Jewish parents, Katz's father became a professor at Howard University. As a white educator working at the nation's preeminent African American college during the turbulent Civil Rights Era, he was subjected to a range of difficult experiences and emotions, including an attack by a student. When Joel Katz also becomes a professor at a predominately non-white university, he must confront his own racial attitudes--but this reflection on race is made all the more important as Joel and his wife enter the adoption process and are faced with the prospect of adopt [...]
Online
2012