- A full day of films that focused on Foster Care & Adoption topics
- Thank you to the guest speakers who hosted panel discussions
- Film clips are below- click on the title to find other showings
- Thank you to the Denver Film Society and the Sie Film Center
- Help us spread the word about the need for Colorado foster and adoptive families
- Meet the kids on the Colorado Heart Gallery HERE
America’s Most Unwanted follows four such former foster youth into their adulthood as they struggle to not only overcome the challenges of being raised in the foster care system, but also of being gay, lesbian or transgender in society as well.
Girl Adopted is a contemporary coming-of-age story that follows 13-year-old Weynsht from her orphanage in Ethiopia’s capital city to an adoptive American family in rural Arkansas.
Tough Love chronicles the lives of two parents—one in Seattle and one in New York City—as each fights to be reunited with children taken out of their custody.
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Feeling Wanted (14 min)
Shown with America's Most Unwanted
Charell, age 6, woke up to find herself alone. She made breakfast, dropped her baby sister off with a neighbor, and walked to school. With a dad incarcerated for murder, a mom on drugs & a childhood in foster care, Charell knew it was time to break the cycle.
Ricki's Promise Several years after she was adopted by an American family, Ricki received an unexpected letter from her birth parents and shortly afterwards, she met them in China.
Know How captures the reality of life in foster care from the point of view of those living in it. Instead of professional screenwriters and actors, these true stories are written and performed by a cast of ordinary foster care youth.
Black or White - Colorado Premiere A bitter court battle ensues between a white lawyer (Kevin Costner) and a black woman (Octavia Spencer) over custody of their biracial granddaughter, forcing both parties to confront their feelings on race, understanding and forgiveness. Based on the real life kinship care experience of the director Mike Bender.