Film Screening: Forget Me Not and Discussion with Director Sun Hee Englestoft 2/4
What makes a mother give away her baby? This is the big question in Sun Hee Engelstoft’s poignant heartbreaker of a film Forget Me Not, about three Korean women who have become pregnant outside of marriage and are now hiding from the outside world until they give birth. Join us in our continuing series for Also-Known-As' 25th Anniversary -- a 2-day pass to view this documentary, culminating in a discussion with director Sun Hee Engelstoft, as she shares what she learned while making this film and investigated the underlying reasons for the availability of Korean children for adoption.
Who: Open to the public, adoptees, friends
When: Thursday, February 4, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm ET
Where: Register to receive a 2-day movie pass and/or discussion event link at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcuf-qoqjkjHNEfbeVTplTi5s1n4bO3Ymy_
After registering, you will receive the zoom link for the discussion event, and also a code to view the movie anytime between Tuesday, February 2nd, and Thursday, February 4.
Sun Hee Engelstoft is a documentary director based in Copenhagen. Born in Busan, South Korea 1982 and adopted to Denmark. Having attended several schools for photography, she was accepted at the prestigious National Film School of Denmark, from which she graduated in 2011. Forget Me Not is her debut feature-length documentary. Engelstoft has previously made several short docs, edited numerous acclaimed photo books and traveled the world with different documentary projects and widely renowned photo exhibitions.
Chinese Adoptee AllianceWe are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting Chinese adoptees and allies. "C double A", formerly FCCNY.
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