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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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Vivian and Shumin Three Years Later

It’s already been over three years since we followed Vivian’s life-changing trip to China and her cross-culture adventures with Shumin’s family in The Invisible Red Thread. The cameras stopped rolling, but life keeps going.  What have Vivian and Shumin been … 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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Calls for China’s One Child Policy to Be Eased

Researchers call for adjustments of the One-Child Policy (source: Bloomberg News) Since 1979, an undocumented number of infants and small children – numbering at least in the hundreds of thousands -were abandoned or given away in China as the result … Continue reading

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New screening in the US

After a successful screening organized by Families with Children from China in Toronto, The Invisible Red Thread is going international. The upcoming screening is in the state of Washington during Chinese Heritage Camp at Camp Casey on Whidbey Island. The … Continue reading

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The Invisible Red Thread on RCI – interview with director Maureen Marovitch

On Thursday, June 14, 2012, Radio Canada International (RCI)’s The Link, an hour-long daily radio show aimed at connecting people to Canada and Canada to the world, replayed an interview with the film’s creator about The Invisible Red Thread. Writer/ … Continue reading

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The Changing Worlds of Vivian and Shumin

Just two weeks before our TV broadcast premiere (more details next posting!) the two girls featured in our international adoption documentary continue to grow and mature on opposite sides of the planet. Here’s an update on each of them, and … Continue reading

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