Author Archives: Picture This Productions

Ricki’s Promise, a film by Changfu Chang

What happens when an 18 year old American girl adopted from China returns to her birthland to spend summer vacation living with her recently discovered biological parents?   That’s the situation of “Ricki’s Promise”, a new feature length documentary. The … Continue reading

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Chinese Heritage Camp in Colorado will screen the Invisible Red Thread

Update: We heard from organizers that over 200 people had the chance to watch our film, The Invisible Red Thread over the course of the Labour Day weekend. A huge thank you to the Chinese Heritage Camp in Colorado! From … Continue reading

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This Sunday there will be a special screening of The Invisible Red Thread at The Center for East Asian Studies at Kansas University at the Lawrence Arts Center. It will be followed by a panel discussion, with three specials guests: … Continue reading

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China’s New Baby Hatches: A Solution to Abandoned Babies?

There were no government sponsored baby hatches at the time that Vivian and Shumin, the two main characters in our documentary, were born in China in the mid 1990s. Vivian was found abandoned as a newborn in front of a … Continue reading

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Ricki’s Promise: Dr. Changfu Chang’s Newest Film!

One of our collaborators on The Invisible Red Thread, Dr. Changfu Chang, has a new film about Chinese adoption out this November 2014. The film, entitled Ricki’s Promise, follows a young Chinese adoptee named Ricki who has been living in … Continue reading

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Helping To Make A Special Screening Happen For China Care At Brown University

  Recently, Brown University showed our documentary to a room full of parents of children adopted from China. We were proud to work with our educational distributor, McNabb Connolly, to be able to sponsor the screening for this fundraising student … Continue reading

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Site for Girls Adopted from China to Share Their Stories: International Daughters of China Relaunches Its Website

By Sophia Loffreda Ainslie Winter has had this idea brewing in her mind for some time. Herself the mother of two adopted girls from China, she wanted to share a message, via the internet, with Chinese women and men who … Continue reading

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Special Screening and Discussion: Families with Children from Asia Midwest hosts, with Social Worker Elana Meesun Schuster

Our documentary, The Invisible Red Thread, will be showing on February 22,  2pm, in Minneapolis at a special screening at the Wellstone Center (179 Robie Street East, Saint Paul, MN.) Organized by Families with Children Adopted from Asia-Midwest, chapter president … Continue reading

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China’s Abolishing Its One-Child Policy & What it May Mean for Potential Adoptive Parents Worldwide

On November 15, 2013 news was finally confirmed that China’s One-Child Policy was no more. With the interest of our Invisible Red Thread blog readers in mind, we wanted to explore how this recent decision may impact those who still … Continue reading

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Adoption Christmas Gift Ideas!

Know a friend or family member who is hoping to adopt or has adopted? With holiday cheer in our hearts, we’ve created a list of possible gift ideas for every adoptive family on your list. From touching novels to unique … Continue reading