GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP
a film by Deann Borshay Liem
documentary film - 57:00 - 2019
Premiere at Center for Asian American Film Festival, May 19, 2019
Directed by Deann Borshay Liem, GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP traces the legacy of war and political upheaval on vulnerable members of a traditionally patriarchal society. The film reveals the history of international adoption, grounded in the powerful stories of Korean adoptees. The film reveals the repercussions of transnational adoption, exploring issues around identity, family, and nationality.
National Endowment for the Humanities
Berkeley Film Foundation
Center for Asian American Media
Additional support provided by our Kickstarter backers.