Documentaries / Films


Below is a list of documentaries/films about intercountry / transracial adoptees listed by Country of Origin.


Belonging (Li-Da Kruger, adopted to the UK)

Prue Leith: Journey with my Daughter (Part 2 of Li-Da’s journey)


Somewhere Between (4 teenage Chinese adoptees raised in America)


Coming soon!

Hong Kong

Abandoned, Adopted Here (Lucy Sheen, documentary about Hong Kong adoptees adopted to the UK)


Calcutta Is My Mother (Reshma McClintock, adopted to America)

Lion (film about Saroo Brierley, adopted to Australia, adapted from his book)

You Follow: A Search for One’s Past (Nisha Grayson, adopted to America)


Finding Farideh (biographical journey of Eline, adopted to the Netherlands on her return to Iran to search for bio family)

South Korea

Resilence (by Tammy Chu, documentary about Sth Korean adoptee who reunites with his bio mother and their struggle to become family again)

Twinsters (twins Anais Bordier & Samantha Futerman, adopted to France & America)

Found in Korea (Nam Holtz, adopted to America)

SidexSide (Glenn Morey interviews of 100 Korean adoptees and orphans who aged out)

First Person Plural (Deann Borshay Liem, adopted to America)

Geographies of Kinship (Deann Borshay Liem)

Sri Lanka

Coming Soon!

Ouvrir la Voix (Amandine Gray Moroccan-French transracial adoptee, in French)


Closure: A Documentary about Adoption (Angela Tucker, African American transracial adoptee)


Selection of Youtube Videos and Documentaries