Asian Pride Project

This organization celebrates LGBTQ+ and API families and communities through artforms (writing, films, photography). They tell the stories of LGBTQ+ triumphs and struggles in the…

Gender Spectrum

This is a source for the queer community and people who want to understand more about gender. The organization works to create gender-sensitive and inclusive…

Outfest

Outfest is the world’s largest LGBTQ+ film and media organization. They hold several programs, projects, and events for LGBTQ+ artists. While they offer various programs,…

The Drop Box (2015)

A documentary about a South Korean pastor made famous for his “drop box.” The film underscores his religion, work with adoption, and the function of…

Adopted (2008)

This tells the story of two adoptees and their families. One family is a couple excitedly preparing for the adoption of a baby girl. The…

The Dark Matter of Love (2012)

A documentary on the psychological aspects of growing up with and without parental love. The story follows the Diaz family, who chooses to adopt three…

Found (2021)

The story of three adopted Chinese-American girls who discover they’re cousins on 23andMe. Their online meeting inspires the young women to confront the burning questions…

Stuck (2013)

A documentary about children on their journeys from orphanages to homes in the United States. This explores the corruption and greed behind the adoption process.…

Approved for Adoption (2012)

An animated film about a Korean adoptee joining a Belgium family and his return to his birth country. The story follows him over the course…

Unlocking the Heart of Adoption (2002)

This is an hour-long documentary revealing the filmmaker’s journey as a birthmother. It also features the stories of adoptees, birthparents, and adoptive parents. A wide…

Somewhere Between (2011)

A documentary following the lives of four teenage girls adopted from China. The film explores their struggles with racism, identity formation, belonging, race, gender, and…

Angela Tucker

Angela Tucker is a multimedia phenomenon leading discussions about race, class, and identity. She was adopted from foster care to a white family, and grew…

Twin Sisters (2013)

This heartwarming documentary is about twin sisters who are adopted by different families. They find their way back to each other via social media. This…

First Person Plural (2000)

A documentary about an 8-year old girl who was adopted by an American family. She later discovers that she has a birth family in Korea.…

Searching for Go-Hyang (1998)

A film about twin sisters who are adopted into the US, but return back to Korea 14 years later. They hope to explore and reconnect…

aka DAN: Korean Adoption Documentary

A documentary about a Korean adoptee who journeys back to Korea to reunite with his biological family — including a twin brother he never knew…

Twinsters (2015)

A documentary about identical twin sisters who were separated at birth and find one another online. They meet, confirm their relationship with a DNA test,…

Blue Bayou (2021)

A movie about a Korean adoptee raised in Louisiana. He struggles to make a better life for his family. However, he must confront his past…

Off and Running (2009)

A movie about an African-American adoptee with white, Jewish lesbians parents and two other adopted siblings beginning to become more curious about their roots. Her…

One Child Nation (2019)

A documentary about the various perspectives on China’s One Child Policy. It interviews people who carried out the policy to the people who fell victim…

Closure (2013)

A transracial adoptee finds her birth mother and meets the rest of her family who did not know she existed, including her birth father. This…

Lion (2016)

A movie about a birth family search based on a true story. A child from India gets lost, taken thousands of miles away from home,…