Tag Archives: Family

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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Vermont Premier at the Common Ground Center

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Thanks to all the people at the Common Ground Center and the Chinese Cultural Camp for their help in making this a successful screening.  A special thanks to One World Library Project. Check out our screenings page to see if there … Continue reading

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Sold Out Screening! Want The Doc in Your City?

This past weekend a sold-out crowd gathered at the S. Walter Stewart Library for a pre-broadcast screening of The Invisible Red Thread in Toronto. The audience was largely composed of parents and children who have gone through the adoption process. … Continue reading

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Editing Room Chaos To Order!

A peek inside the documentary editing process What goes on behind the scenes when you need to take 40 hours of footage and condense it into a coherent one hour documentary? The first step: organizing! Editor Catherine Legault makes cards … Continue reading

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Vivian and Shumin: Two months later

How does being filmed impact documentary participants? As filmmakers, we always wonder what the impact will be for the people who agree to be part of our documentary films. The incredible variety of reality TV shows make it seem almost … Continue reading

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Vivian’s Journal: One Week Home from China

“…  I’ve wondered about what the orphanage was like for as long as I can remember and now I do know. It feels like I’ve just filled in this gap in my life. “ It’s amazing to think that I … Continue reading

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Vivian and Hubert’s Incredible Adventure: The Return from China

After two intense weeks, the trip comes to an end. The idea of ‘China’, the place where Vivian had been adopted from 15 years earlier is now no longer an abstract idea to her. Vivian has experienced the country’s intense … Continue reading

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Another day from Changfu Chang’s filming journal

August 16, 2010 It was a satisfying and productive day, but not without twists and turns. First, the weather promised to be deceptively good. The scorching 100 degree Fahrenheit sun and its heat seemed to be behind us as we … Continue reading

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From Changfu Chang’s filming journal

August 13, 2010 Today was a big day: morning at the Adoption Center to pick up the invitation in Nanchang; late afternoon at the orphanage in Jiujiang 2 hours away… The statement that we are lucky is probably an understatement. … Continue reading

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When a Hospital Emergency Unexpectedly Becomes Part of The Documentary…

Flash back to Saturday July 28th: It’s one day before Eve, Hubert and Vivian -the Canadian family we’re following on their odyssey to China – is set to board the plane to Beijing. The Canadian crew is ready to film … Continue reading

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