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Vivian and Shuming : Four Years After The Documentary’s Release

After making the film The Invisible Red Thread, it was clear that Vivian and Shuming were both bright and kind girls, with great potential in many ways. Throughout the documentary, we grew to knew our characters and now regularly keep … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Xin nian kuai le, everyone! Get those firecrackers ready because February 19 marks the beginning of the year of the Sheep (Goat) – which means a nurturing, peaceful 2015. How are you celebrating? Here is to a year of joy … Continue reading

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Roots and Branches

A recent article on News China points to the rarity of Chinese adoptees connecting with their birthparents later in life. Friend and Invisible Red Thread collaborator, Changfu Chang is quoted in the article. “Locating birth families in China is extremely … Continue reading

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Chinese Officials Still Waiting for a Baby Boom

It seems few of China’s young couples are looking to take advantage of the country’s new & looser one-child policy rules. A few months ago, we blogged about the easing of China’s one-child policy to allow only-child couples to have … Continue reading

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Families with Children from China of Middle Tennessee will be showing The Invisible Red Thread

On November 3rd, the FCC organization of Middle Tennessee will screen our film, “The Invisible Red Thread” at the Bellevue Church of Christ in Nashville. The non-profit organization, with an aim to serve and support families in all stages of … Continue reading

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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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SCREENING IN KANSAS: CENTER FOR EAST ASIAN STUDIES ON AUGUST 3RD

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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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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