In filmmaker Barb Lee’s debut, she focuses her lens on two families, both white with an adopted daughter from Asia. We are introduced first to Jennie, an adult adopted from Korea in the ’70s. As she struggles with the impending death of her mother from brain cancer, Jennie also struggles with her identity. Having grown up with parents who were taught to be “color-blind,” and who still stress that they don’t see her as Korean, […]
The book is funny, honest, touching and refreshing.