Nov 04, 2015

FIRST PERSON PLURAL and IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE are now streaming on the Kanopy Streaming platform. If you are a student or faculty at an educational institution that subscribes to Kanopy, you can stream the films for free. Click these links to learn more: FIRST PERSON PLURAL and IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE

Oct 17, 2015

We have launched LEGACIES OF THE KOREAN WAR, a new oral history website! Short films, video and audio excerpts, scholarly articles, and much more! Check it out and share it with others.

Sep 24, 2015

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR will screen at Honolulu Museum of Art!
Sept. 24, 2015 7:30 PM, Doris Duke Theater, Seoul Cinema 2015

Sep 18, 2015

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR has its Korean premiere!
DMZ Int'l Documentary Film Festival, Sept. 18 and 22, 2015

May 09, 2015

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR airing on PBS stations in May
Check out local listings here!

Mar 21, 2015

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR nominated for Best Short Documentary and Best Director in Short Documentary at Queens World Film Festival!
Screens March 21st, Secret Theater, Long Island City, NY

Dec 01, 2014

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR wins Audience Favorite Award
at DC Asian Pacific Film Festival!

Oct 03, 2014

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR at DC Asian Pacific Film Fest!
Oct 3, 2014; check here for screening details:

Jun 08, 2014

June 8, 2014; check your local broadcast date and time here:

Apr 16, 2014

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Cal State Sacramento
Screening April 16, 6:00 PM, Solano Hall 1010, 6000 J Street, Sacramento CA

Feb 15, 2014

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Asians on Film Festival
Screening Feb 15, 1:00 PM J.E.T. Studios, Los Angeles

Feb 09, 2014

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa
Screening Feb 9, 3:15 PM; Screening & Symposium as part of the exhibition, Camellia Has Fallen: Contemporary Korean Artists Reflect on the Jeju Uprising

Feb 08, 2014

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Seattle Asian American Film Festival
February 8, 11:00AM, Ark Lodge Cinemas Theater 1

Jan 15, 2014

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Boston College
January 15, 7:00 PM, McGuinn 121

Nov 11, 2013

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at San Diego Asian Film Festival
November 11, 4:00PM, Digiplex Mission Valley

Nov 10, 2013

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Vancouver Asian Film Festival
November 10, 11:00AM, Cineplex Odeon Int'l Village Cinemas

Oct 24, 2013

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Korean American Film Festival NY
October 24, 8:00 PM, Village East Cinema, OPENING NIGHT!

Oct 17, 2013

IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE screens at Seoul International New Media Festival, Seoul!
October 17, 7:30 PM and October 22, 5:00 PM, Seoul Art Cinema

Aug 03, 2013

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Asian American International Film Festival, New York City!
August 3 at 1:30 PM

Jul 14, 2013

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Asian Film Festival of Dallas
July 14 at 12:15 PM Come check it out!

Jun 01, 2013

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens in Berkeley as part of Moana Nui 2013
June 1 at 7:30 PM, Martin Luther King Auditorium, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley CA Screening followed by fantastic speakers and performance by Dohee Lee! Come join us!

May 08, 2013

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at UCLA Human Rights Film Series
May 8 at 7:00 PM, James Bridges Theater, UCLA campus. Come join us!

May 07, 2013

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR has its Los Angeles Premiere at the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival! May 7, 7:00 PM at CGV Cinemas 3, Los Angeles, CA.
Filmmakers plus film participants will be attending!

May 04, 2013

IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE screens at the Chicago Public Library in celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month! There are two screenings:
Saturday May 4, 2:00 PM at Bezazian, 1226 W. Ainslie Street, Chicago

Tuesday May 7, 6:00 PM at Lincoln Belmont, 1659 W. Melrose Street, Chicago

Mar 03, 2013

MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR premieres March 18, 2013 at CAAMFest in San Francisco! Screening followed by Q&A and live performances by acclaimed singer/rapper, Skim, and Korean drumming group Jamaesori. Come join us!

Sep 06, 2012

Geographies of Kinship receives $9,000 grant from Berkeley Film Foundation!

Jul 16, 2012

Listen to an in-depth interview of Deann on Radio Netherlands!

Jul 08, 2012

Read Korea Herald article about Geographies of Kinship!

Jun 23, 2012

Geographies of Kinship is a Kickstarter Staff Pick!

Jun 20, 2012

Check out our Kickstarter Campaign for Geographies of Kinship!

May 19, 2012

James Logan High School
1800 H Street, Union City, CA 94587
Screening and Q&A with Director, 1:00 PM
Little Theater

May 02, 2012

City College of San Francisco
Screening and Q&A, 7:00 PM
Cloud 246

Apr 04, 2012

Cinemasia Film Festival Amsterdam
De Balie Leidseplein, Amsterdam

Apr 03, 2012

Indiana University Cinema
Screening and Discussion, 7:00 PM

Mar 17, 2012

Association of Asian Studies Film Expo
Sheraton Centre, Toronto Canada 3:55 PM

Nov 19, 2011

Society for Visual Anthropology
Film and Media Festival
Montreal, Canada

Oct 29, 2011

Asian Film Festival
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 4:00 PM

Aug 03, 2011

George Washington University
Asian American Psychological Association
Screening and Keynote Presentation
Washington, D.C.

Jul 29, 2011

Korean Adoptee Adoptive Family Network, Screening and Discussion
Sheraton Downtown
Atlanta, Georgia

Apr 13, 2011

White Privilege Conference, April 13-16, Minneapolis:

Apr 02, 2011

Chicago Asian American Film Showcase, April 2nd, 4:45 PM, at the Gene Siskel Film Center:

Mar 18, 2011

Deadline for matching grant for the new film, MY DONOR'S NAME IS.... Please donate today:

Mar 17, 2011

Screening and Discussion at Live Talk Lecture Series
College Prep School, Oakland, CA

Mar 13, 2011

Screening and Discussion as part of the exhibit, Breathed...Unsaid
SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco

Jan 30, 2011

Silk Screen Sewickly Film Series, 2:00 PM, Gregg Theater, Pittsburg, PA,

Dec 12, 2010

Petaluma Film Series - Petaluma, CA

Nov 22, 2010

University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Communications 150/Studio C
Sponsored by the Asian Diasporas Cluster

Nov 06, 2010

St. Paul/Minneapolis - Minnesota Transracial Film Festival

Oct 22, 2010

October 22, 2010 – San Diego Asian American Film Festival, buy tickets

Oct 14, 2010

October 14-16, 2010 - The 6th Biennial Adoption Conference, Open Arms, Open Minds: The Ethics of Adoption in the 21st Century, St. John's University; for more information:

Sep 14, 2010

US Television Premiere – IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE will have its national broadcast premiere on POV (Point of View), PBS’s award-winning non-fiction showcase on September 14, 2010. See PBS Schedule. Please help spread the word about the broadcast!.

Sep 11, 2010

September 11, 2010 – Special Screening at the Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 7:00 PM, as part of closing night of Still Present Pasts exhibit; for more information

Aug 26, 2010

August 26, 2010 - Born across borders By Jeff Yang, Special to SF Gate
Jeff Yang talks about Asian transnational adoption with documentarists Stephanie Wang-Breal ("Wo Ai Ni Mommy") and Deann Borshay Liem ("In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee")
Read more:

Aug 15, 2010

IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE screens at FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), August 10-15, 2010.  For more information:

Aug 10, 2010

Encore Presentation – POV presents an encore presentation of the award-winning film, FIRST PERSON PLURAL, on August 10, 2010. For more information, please visit

Jul 25, 2010

A special screening of IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, Justice Center Sunday, 617 Florida Ave., NW, Washington D.C., 7:00 PM Sunday July 25, 2010. For more information:

Jul 17, 2010

IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE screens at the Asian American International Film Festival in New York.  Buy tickets:

Jun 25, 2010

A work-in-progress of MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR is on installation as part of STILL PRESENT PASTS exhibit at Honolulu’s Bishop Museum.  Open until September 12, 2010.  For more information please visit:

Apr 10, 2010

IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE is showing at 1:10 pm @ Cinema Three as part of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.
See Schedule

Feb 08, 2010

Adoption switch launches a search for answers in new film at the san francisco asian american film festival.
Download Press Release

Nov 21, 2007

In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee receives Sundance production grant.
Sundance Press Release

Nov 11, 2007

Deann Borshay Liem will speak on a panel and present a sample work of In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee at “ASIAN ADOPTION/ASIAN AMERICAN IDENTITY,” a special colloquium on Sunday November 11, 3-5:30 p.m. at the UC Berkeley Art Museum, Museum Theater. Presented in conjunction with the UC Berkeley Art Museum's major fall exhibition "One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now," on view through Dec. 23.

Nov 02, 2007

Deann Borshay Liem screens a sample work of In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee at the Korean Adoptee Artist Showcase presented by the Association of Korean Adoptees – San Francisco (AKS-SF). Additional artists include comedian Amy Anderson, poet Lee Herrick, and singer/musician Katie Tupper.

Feb 07, 2007

IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE receives Sundance development grant.
Sundance Press Release

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