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You Were Chosen

You Were Chosen is a documentary, filmed in Adelaide, South Australia, that tells the stories of two adoptees; of their journeys and experiences throughout their lives. It highlights the effects the laws have on them, as narrated by Prof. Shurlee Swain, along with the views entrenched in society by pro adoption advocates. You Were Chosen is the second in a series of documentaries, covering issues that adoptees face in their lifetime and the effects it

Adoptive Parent Interview – Live

Adoption in that era, the 1950’s through to early 1970’s, was considered the answer to an infertile, married couple. Society’s expectation that a married couple have children, placed pressure on married couples, so the government came up with the solution of adoption. Rather than assist young, vulnerable expectant mothers, the government decided to farm the babies to the above mentioned couples, believing that the “problem” would be solved. This practice caused way more damage than

Primal Wound Treatment Workshop

PRIMAL WOUND feature film workshop details are here! We’re looking for actors to workshop a feature film treatment, Primal Wound, into script so this is not your usual parrot lines and play a role. This workshop is going to make you think and use your creative skills. It is also not a casting call but if we see that you are a fit for a role, we will certainly ask if you would like it.

Adoption Rejection & Employment

This is the first blog of too many. I say this because adoption is a huge and complex subject. I’ve not begun this blogroll at the beginning but rather where I’m at with sorting through the gazillions of boxes which are adoption in my life. It’s worse than moving house! In fact, that’s a whole other line of discussion. Ok, so this blog is about Adoption, Rejection and Employment. It’s like a drop down menu.

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