Category Archives: Adoption

Chinese Adoptees Find Shifting Identities

Chinese-American adoptees Genevieve Norman and Kate Crotty both undertook a recent trip back to China – but their journey led them to two very different destinations. A story about them on NBCnews.com piqued our interest, as we’re always on the lookout for other stories … Continue reading

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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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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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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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A New Way to View The Invisible Red Thread !

We are pleased to bring to your attention that educational institutions have the option to stream The Invisible Red Thread!  A growing trend on the market, a streaming option may be best for your institution. Depending on your needs, the … Continue reading

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Through The Eyes Of Adoptees: Films To See

Last week Invisible Red Thread co-director/ co-producer Maureen Marovitch was invited to the 2012 Minnesota Transracial Film Festival to show the film. After engaging in spirited Q & A with the audience after the screening, she caught several interesting films … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village to View A Film

The Film Connects with Featured Chinese Family in a New Way By Co-Director Changfu Chang For the past two years, I’ve stayed in touch with the Zhu family. They’re the  family we filmed in 2010 who had adopted a daughter … Continue reading

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Wanted : Brave Family Willing to Be In Our Documentary . . .

With the large number of girls who have been adopted into families across China, you think it wouldn’t be hard to find one girl and family for an on-screen meeting with Vivian, our Canadian adopted teen. After all, we reasoned, … Continue reading

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