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Have Roots and Branches" Personal Reflections
on Adoption by Mir-Ali
this wonderful film to your collection of adoption books today!
the executive producer of
"Roots & Branches"...live
on "Lets Talk Adoption" (archived Aug 10th,
Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence
ADOPTION- Has your family been formed by adoption or touched by
adoption in some way? This inspiring film is a MUST for any family
touched by adoption or considering adoption.
While the process of adoption has been receiving increasing attention,
the feelings of those touched by adoption are often overlooked.
This brand new documentary-style film, a 2004 winner of a prestigious
Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence (recognized worldwide for
quality family/children's entertainment), features adoptees ranging
in age from childhood to adulthood sharing their deepest thoughts
and emotions on the adoption experience which has profoundly shaped
their lives and those of their loved ones.
'Roots and Branches' "sets a new benchmark in adoption films....Thank
you for giving the adoption community this film which will be used
to inform and educate all of the parties associated with adoption."
Rosetta Capper, Editor
Adoption Australia Magazine www.adoption.org.au
adoptive Mother Flory Herman's Film is both encouraging and
inspiring. A fine film that made me laugh and cry. What a
wonderful dedication to adoption- Thank you Flory for creating
this wonderful quality presentation for us all. A wonderful
gift for anyone touched by adoption." -Mardie
Caldwell COAP-, Author: Adoption: Your Step by Step Guide,
Radio Talk Show Host: LetsTalkAdoption.com
subject provides a better image to the public and needed too!" -Elayne Blythe, Founder/President Film Advisory Board
and Branches' is warm and intelligent. It held my attention and
provided a full stream of factual and emotional information that
is not always available or accessible."
it was honored with an Award of Excellence from the prestigious
FILM ADVISORY BOARD in Hollywood. Then it was selected for exhibition
at the NY INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL
and screened in New York City in November 2004. National
Adoption Month Coincides with NYIIFVF Screening
'05- "Roots and Branches" debuts
WRAZ-TV/FOX 50, a Raleigh, North Carolina FOX television affiliate,
boycotted its own network airing of the reality adoption show "Who's
Your Daddy" after being inundated with e-mail and negative
reaction to promotions of "Daddy" that distastefully
portrayed the reunion of an adoptee with her biological father
for prize money. Instead, "Roots and Branches"- the independent
adoption film that won the heart of WRAZ-TV's station manager Tommy
Schenck, enjoyed its television broadcast debut in place of "Daddy" on
the North Carolina FOX station on January 3,2005. News of this
controversy was reported all over the world. (FOX
the sensational stories often reported on by the media, "Roots
and Branches" is an honest and honorable look at the ordinary
and extraordinary faces and voices of adoption, and will likely
touch your heart too!
Read more about this story: Reuters News (pdf) Yahoo News (pdf) The Hollywood Reporter (pdf) Reality TV World (pdf)