Geographies of Kinship

Geographies of Kinship is the latest documentary from award-winning filmmaker, Deann Borshay Liem. The film tells the story of four Korean adoptees from the U.S. and Europe who reconnect with their birth country and piece together their past. Their riveting stories serve as a springboard for exploring the complex history of transnational adoptions of Korean children from the 1950s to the present.

The film is a recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, California Humanities, Berkeley Film Foundation, and nearly 600 Kickstarter backers.

Geographies of Kinship - The Korean Adoption Story

Project Updates

Oct 22, 2018

THE APOLOGY premieres on PBS Oct 22, 2018
Check out the trailer here

May 29, 2018

Encore television broadcast of BREATHIN': THE EDDY ZHENG STORY May 29, 2018
Please check local listings

Aug 22, 2017

BREATHIN': THE EDDY ZHENG STORY, directed by Ben Wang and executive produced by Deann Borshay Liem, premieres on PBS on the World Channel on May 23 and streams on PBS until August 22, 2017. Free!

Jun 16, 2017

FIRST PERSON PLURAL and IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE are now streaming on Kanopy! Subscribers to Kanopy can stream the films for free. Learn more here: FIRST PERSON PLURAL and IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE

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