Every once in a while, someone comes up with a brilliant idea and it totally reshapes the landscape of a community. I feel like this is the role GOA’L has played in the Korean adoptee community.
When people ask me what I think about Seoul, and Korea in general, it’s hard to explain. I didn’t exactly fall in love with Korea. Like any country, it has its flaws, and they are, just as in the US, innumerable and complex, and more often than not, both outrageous and heartbreaking. But I came home with a deep feeling of unresolved tension…a sense that while I could get away with coming home this time, but I better get back there, soon, because there are still things I need to do there.
Deann Borshay Liem’s Kickstarter for her newest documentary Geographies of Kinship has 71 hours and less than $5,000 to go…if you haven’t checked it out already, you should! If you […]
Most of the time I don’t regret that I stopped studying French after high school and did Spanish instead. But every once in a while, something will come up in […]
I love Deann Borshay Liem’s documentaries, in part because unlike almost any other documentary about adoption out there, hers truly speak to my experience as a Korean adoptee. It’s so […]