Approved for Adoption

screens: 
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 18:30
location: 
Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
tickets: 
$9 adult; $6 child, youth, senior; $5 each for groups of 10 or more
Director: 
Jung Henin, Laurent Boileau
length: 
75min
year: 
2012
country: 
Belgium, France, South Korea, Switzerland

ORIGINAL TITLE: Couleur de peau: Miel
In French and Korean with English subtitles
BRITISH COLUMBIA PREMIERE

Filmmaker Jung Henin animates the story of his unconventional upbringing as a Korean child adopted by a Belgian family. Jung weaves his story using animation, Super 8 home movies, and archival footage, showing his progression from the orphanage, to meeting his new blond siblings in 1971, to the return visit to his birthplace in Seoul four decades later.

Themes: adoption, cultural differences, identity

Recommended for ages 13+

 

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