Adopted ID

  • Adopted ID
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
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Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2012
Format : Feature
Running time : 60 (in minutes)

Found in a ditch at birth, a young woman who was adopted to a Canadian family, bravely returns to Haiti to find the mother that left her.

This film uncovers the extraordinary journey of Judith Craig. Abandoned at birth, she bravely returns to the impoverished nation of Haiti to find her parents.

From the poverty-stricken families who've given up a child to the foreign families looking to adopt one, these disparate worlds collide amid Judith's quest to solve the puzzle of her past. With the sights and sounds of pre-earthquake Haiti as a backdrop, these intersecting lives provide a rare and intimate insight into the conditions surrounding transnational adoption.

2012, UK/Canada/Haiti, 60 min. Documentary

Directed by par Sonia Godding-Togobo

Judith Craig Morency

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"Filmmaker Sonia Godding's Adopted ID's helps us identify with the search for family by punctuating it with the aftermath of Haiti's earthquake. A poignant reminder of the curse inside the blessing of adoption."
- Karen King, CEO Karen King Consulting/Unlimited Reach


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